09-04-10
Overturned Vehicle
700 Blk. of Ostwalt Amity Rd.

The small SUV left the road, hitting a stone/cinder block mailbox and then rolling into the corn field at the road edge.  The driver was able to free himself from the vehicle.  The vehicle was leaking gas and the fire unit was prepared if it caught fire.  The driver was transported to the hospital.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Iredell County EMS and NC State Patrol were on the scene.

 


Coming to the scene - Kia overturned at the edge of the corn field.


Overturned vehicle.


Looking into the cab area - windshield is crushed down on passenger side.


The ambulance was at approximately the location where the vehicle left the road. Pieces of the mailbox is strewn along side the roadway.


What is left of the footing on the mailbox stand.


Fire/rescue/paramedics get ready to load the patient.


Looking down passenger side- gas was leaking from the rear.


From the front of the truck.


The trooper getting his portable breathalyzer out is not a good sign.


After the wrecker pulled vehicle back onto it wheels.


Side view of the vehicle.


Front end shows damage from impact with mailbox stand.


Truck and wrecked vehicle.


Area in the corn.


Frankie directing traffic.

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