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Crews Respond to Accident in Waynesboro

Fire and rescue crews responded to an accident involving an SUV in Waynesboro.

Jeep Damaged in Crash

WAYNESBORO - Fire and rescue crews responded to an accident involving an SUV in Waynesboro.

A 23-year-old man from Afton had to be flown to UVA Medical Center following the accident.

Around 6:50 p.m. Thursday, police say he was driving on West Main Street in Waynesboro when he swerved for an unknown reason and hit a fire hydrant and utility pole. The Jeep then rolled on its side. Fire crews had to cut the roof off of the Jeep to remove the driver.

The driver was taken to the hospital in serious condition. Police are not releasing his name at this time.

Investigators looking into whether the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Police say they found drug paraphernalia in Jeep.

Crews are inspecting fire hydrant and pole that were damaged.

As of 9 p.m. Thursday, this road was still closed.

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By Rudy White 10/30/2014 21:11:00
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