Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Driver Extricated After Vehicles Collide Near Dudley (PHOTO GALLERY)

Driver Extricated After Vehicles Collide Near Dudley (PHOTO GALLERY)

Around 1:30 PM Tuesday, firefighters from Dudley and Mount Olive as well an EMS unit responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Ruskin and Sleepy Creek roads.  The emergency responders found two vehicles with heavy damage at the scene.  The black SUV was sitting on the shoulder of Sleepy Creek Road facing east while the white Ford Ranger was off the shoulder of the road facing west.  The firefighters had to extricate the driver of the Ford Ranger, who was then taken to the hospital.  The driver of the black SUV was not injured in the collision.  The two vehicles were apparently heading east on Sleepy Creek Road when the Ford Ranger slowed down to turn onto Ruskin Road.  The black SUV struck the Ranger from behind.  According to law enforcement at the scene, the driver of the black SUV was ticketed for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.

 

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