I-469S Rollover accident injures one and snarls traffic

Driver of overturned vehicle suffered minor injuries in the accident.

Posted: Nov. 28, 2017 1:55 PM
Updated: Nov. 29, 2017 9:29 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A rollover crash just before noon on Tuesday injured the driver and snarled traffic on the city's southwest side.  A pickup truck hauling a trailer and antique vehicle left the roadway on I-469S near the 1 mile marker and flipped at least one time.   The driver was pinned in the vehicle and had be extricated by rescue workers.  After extrication the driver was evaluated and taken to an area hopspital for treatment of what was described as minor injuries. An Indiana State Patrol Office at the scene told WFFT the driver thought he might have fallen asleep.  The right lane of I-469 southbound was closed while the vehicle and trailer was removed from the scene.

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