Driver injured as truck overturns in Newport News

Driver injured as truck overturns in Newport News

Credit: Lou Thurston

Driver injured as truck overturns in Newport News

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by 13 News

WVEC.com

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 30 at 4:37 PM

NEWPORT NEWS--Police were investigating a traffic crash involving a pick up and an SUV Thursday night.

According to police spokesperson Lou Thurston,  the accident happened around 5:55 pm at Jefferson Avenue and Turnberry Boulevard. According to witnesses, the driver of a southbound Ford Ranger pickup truck drove around traffic that was stopped for the red traffic light and was struck by a Toyota SUV.  The SUV was entering the intersection making a left turn from Turnberry to go north on Jefferson. The pickup then flipped onto its side and slid for a short distance.

The driver of the pickup was trapped and had to be removed by Newport News firefighters and medics.

There is no word on charges.

 

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