Local News

Driver Loses Control Of Truck, Crashes Into Pool

Posted April 13, 2004

— A man driving a truck in Fayetteville Tuesday afternoon lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a pool.

The accident happened around 1:15 p.m. at the Stoney Ridge Apartment complex off Morganton Road.

The driver, described as an "older man," was driving his Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck when he ran a red light and hit another car on Morganton Road. He then crashed into the pool.

Crews spent all afternoon getting the truck out. The water was about 5 to 6 feet deep in the pool, and the truck was completely submerged.

The driver was not hurt. There was no word on whether he will face charges.


Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all