Motorist avoids collision, flips SUV on Rivers Ave

Published: Dec. 27, 2011 at 7:14 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2011 at 9:59 PM EST
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A motorist flipped their SUV on Rivers Avenue on Tuesday afternoon while trying to avoid crashing into another driver who pulled out in front of them, police say.

North Charleston Police Department officers responded to the corner of Rivers Avenue and Ashley Phosphate Road around 2 p.m. to find a SUV overturned near the parking lot of the Vitamin Shoppe.

Police say the motorist was heading east on Rivers Avenue when another vehicle pulled into the same lane.  Officers say the motorist in the SUV slammed on the brakes and attempted to turn to avoid the collision but ended up rolling off the road.

The incident remains under investigation, police said.

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