Loveland Reporter-Herald

Truck flips onto its top, one sent to the hospital

South Lincoln closed during investigat­ion

- BY PAMELA JOHNSON AND MAX LEVY Pamela Johnson: 970-699-5405, johnsonp@reporter-herald.com Max Levy: 970-699-5404, mlevy@prairiemou­ntainmedia.com

Apickup truck flipped onto its top in a crash on Sunday that closed a stretch of South Lincoln Avenue during the investigat­ion and sent one person to the hospital.

Loveland Police Sgt. Rob Pride said a pickup truck was headed nor th on Lincoln Avenue just before 10 a.m. Sunday when a car, turning onto the one-way stretch of road from Southeast Fifth Street broadsided the truck, which flipped onto its top. The driver of the car was ticketed for reckless driving, Pride said.

One person was transporte­d to a local hospital with what Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Capt. Mark L yons described as minor injuries.

“It looked worse than it was,” L yons said of the accident.

Police did not release the names of the people involved on Sunday.

Initially, the crash closed one lane of Lincoln Avenue, but at 10:39 a.m., police closed both lanes of the oneway road as par t of the investigat­ion.

The road reopened at 11:20 a.m., according to police.

 ?? PHOTOS BY MAX LEVY / Loveland Reporter-herald ?? Loveland firefighte­rs scoop broken glass off of the roadway after a crash that flipped a Chevy Silverado pickup truck and damaged at least one other vehicle next to Blue Ribbon Auto Body on Sunday.
PHOTOS BY MAX LEVY / Loveland Reporter-herald Loveland firefighte­rs scoop broken glass off of the roadway after a crash that flipped a Chevy Silverado pickup truck and damaged at least one other vehicle next to Blue Ribbon Auto Body on Sunday.
 ??  ?? First responders and bystanders gather around the aftermath of a crash that occurred on South Lincoln Avenue near Blue Ribbon Auto Body on Sunday. Vehicles involved included a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, which flipped onto its roof, and a Dodge Challenger, the front of which was damaged.
First responders and bystanders gather around the aftermath of a crash that occurred on South Lincoln Avenue near Blue Ribbon Auto Body on Sunday. Vehicles involved included a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, which flipped onto its roof, and a Dodge Challenger, the front of which was damaged.

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