Driver not injured after Tupelo traffic accident

May 21, 2019

Posted: May 21, 2019 5:17 PM
Updated: May 22, 2019 10:08 AM

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in tupelo today...and one man walked away without a scratch. wtvas amanda haley joins us to say how one wrong turn ended with a truck up a pole the crash happened today on cliff gookin boulevard near harrisburg baptist church. the driver of a pick up truck found himself parallel with this pole right here after another driver made an illegal turn. take pkg- nats- truck beeping and pulling truck off of lines the crash happened on cliff gookin boulevard near harrisburg baptist church. according to tupelo fire department, a car made an illegal turn in front of the truck. the driver swerved to miss the and ran off the road. firefighters had to prop a ladder against this truck and help the driver get down to safety. joel linton owns the wrecker service that responded to the crash. sot - joel linton- owner lintons wrecking "it could have been very very bad." a family member said the truck driver is ok. the other driver was not hurt either. the man in the truck walked away unharmed and even managed to salvage a plant. sot "i know it affects them. they lost a car but they could always replace a car instead of their life. live tag- a firefighter tells me this crash could have been avoided if the driver of the other vehicle had followed this no turn sign. still more news ahead coming up...
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