Driver avoids injury when FedEx van overturns

A FedEx van took a slippery ride into a ditch Thursday afternoon leaving the driver unscathed.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. at the southbound offramp to Vass-Carthage Road off of U.S. 501 in Carthage across from Speer Concrete.

Emergency units were dispatched and arrived on the scene to find a Ford transit van taking the exit ramp lost control causing it to spin around and overturn onto the driver side in the ditch. There was significant damage to the van.

The driver was not injured and refused treatment by EMS.

The southbound offramp was blocked to traffic for a little over an hour while emergency personnel worked the scene and the vehicle was removed.

Carthage Police Department was on the scene investigating the accident.

Responding to the scene were Carthage Fire Department, Moore County EMS and Carthage Police Department.

~Article and photo by Sandhills Sentinel Reporter Daniel Gwyn.

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