Dump truck strikes scooter on Highway 1

A man escaped serious injuries when his scooter was struck by a large construction truck Tuesday afternoon in Southern Pines.

Moore County EMS and Southern Pines Fire Department were first on the scene on the southbound lanes of Highway 1 and Pennsylvania Avenue.

The man was immediately placed into an ambulance and medical treatment was provided.

Authorities stated that the man should be fine.

Southbound traffic past Pennsylvania was held up, and all other traffic diverted.

~Article and photo by Sandhills Sentinel Reporter Scott Olson. 

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