A driver escaped serious injury after a rollover accident Sunday in Southern Pines. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 1, near Air Tool Drive just after 4 p.m.
The driver of a Ford Fiesta was traveling northbound when he ran off the right-hand side of the road causing the vehicle to overturn and come to rest upside down off the roadway.
Emergency crews were able to reach the driver and safely remove him from the vehicle. He was transported to Firsthealth Moore Regional with non-life-threatening injuries.
One northbound lane was shut down while emergency crews worked.
Responding to the accident were Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and Southern Pines Police Department.
~Written by Sandhills Sentinel Publisher B.J. Goodridge.