Driver escapes serious injury after rollover

A driver escaped serious injury Thursday afternoon after his truck overturned on Lakebay Road near Vass.

Emergency units were dispatched to the single-vehicle accident in the 1200 block of Lakebay Road just before 4 p.m.

The male driver of a Chevrolet 1500 truck was traveling north when he lost control and went off the opposite side of the road.

The truck struck a drain culvert and jumped a driveway before overturning and crashing into a fence leaving the truck upside down.

He was the only occupant and was transported to Moore Regional Hospital.

One lane of Lakebay Road was shut down for a brief period while crews worked the scene. N.C. State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Responding to the scene were Crains Creek Fire Department, Moore County EMS, Moore County Sheriff’s Department, N.C. State Highway Patrol, and Oakley’s Towing.

~Article and photo by Sandhills Sentinel Reporter Daniel Gwyn.

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