Driver seriously injured after striking tree, overturning

Driver seriously injured after striking tree, overturning
Troopers were called to a crash along Emmaus Church Road around 1:12 p.m. (Source: James Wells)

NEW KENT Co., Va. (WWBT) - A driver was seriously injured in a crash that happened Tuesday afternoon in New Kent County.

Troopers were called to a crash along Emmaus Church Road around 1:12 p.m.

Police said a 1996 Ford F150 was headed south on Route 106 when the driver ran off the road and went across oncoming traffic.

The vehicle then went into a yard, struck a tree and overturned against bushes, police say.

The driver, a 65-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said he was wearing a seat belt.

Troopers said driver illness is being considered a factor in the crash, and there are no charges.

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