DPS investigates rollover accident

DPS investigates rollover accident

A box truck attempting to make a U-turn flipped over after being struck by another vehicle on Highway 62 near Tulane in Orange County on Oct. 6, DPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis reports. 

According to Davis, invesitgators determined that a Ford F650 box truck was traveling northbound on Highway 62 in front of a Mack debris truck. The driver of the Ford box truck pulled onto the shoulder of the roadway in order to make a U-turn. As the driver of the Ford box truck attempted to make "an unsafe U-turn," reports Davis, his vehicle was struck by the Mack truck. The impact caused the Ford truck to roll over.

Though DPS originally received reports of injuries, neither driver sustained injuries in this crash.The driver of the Ford, Julius Tucker of North Carolina, was issued a citation for making an unsafe turn.

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