Evasive action prevents pileup

Winter road conditions were the cause of an accident on Highway 5 in the Vinsulla area on Jan. 28.

  • Feb. 6, 2012 8:00 p.m.
Winter road conditions were the cause of an accident on Highway 5 in the Vinsulla area on Jan. 28.  Police report that due to slush and ice a commercial vehicle crossed the center line of the highway into the oncoming lane.  A southbound vehicle was forced to take evasive action to avoid a collision and subsequently ended up in the ditch.  No injuries were reported.

Winter road conditions were the cause of an accident on Highway 5 in the Vinsulla area on Jan. 28. Police report that due to slush and ice a commercial vehicle crossed the center line of the highway into the oncoming lane. A southbound vehicle was forced to take evasive action to avoid a collision and subsequently ended up in the ditch. No injuries were reported.