01/31/07 — Three injured in Dudley wreck

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Three injured in Dudley wreck

By Lee Williams
Published in News on January 31, 2007 1:53 PM

DUDLEY -- Three people were rushed to the hospital this morning after they were injured in a head-on collision on Arrington Bridge Road near Sleepy Creek Road.

A late model white Buick Riviera and a late model white convertible Mitsubishi Eclipse collided head-on on the two-lane stretch, trapping one of the drivers inside. Both cars sustained significant front-end damage.

"We had to cut the door off of the Riveria to get the lady out," Indian Springs Assistant Fire Chief Phil Shivar said.

J.B. Rhodes

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Rescue workers and firefighters attend to the victims of a head-on collision this morning on Arrington Bridge Road near Sleepy Creek Road. Several people were seriously injured and taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital.

State Highway Patrol and units of the Indian Springs, Dudley and Arrington volunteer fire departments responded to the two-vehicle collision at about 7:45 a.m.

Rescue crews worked quickly to render aid to the injured. One person was behind the wheel of the Buick and two people were inside of the Mitsubishi.

The accident was still under investigation and the names of the victims were unavailable at presstime.

Trooper Jimmy Graham, the lead investigator, did not return calls for comment concerning details of the crash by presstime.