Head on collision

After the crash, firefighters help to clear the road of debris.

Emergency personnel responded to a head –on collision on Route 221 just outside of the town limits Wednesday morning, August 8. The collision of a Volkswagen and delivery truck occurred between Christiansburg Pike and Franklin Pike late morning.

The Volkswagen was headed south, and the truck was headed north. The impact tore the motor out of the Volkswagen and sent one tire and strut into a field.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital. Police closed the road and detoured traffic.

No other details were available at Press deadline.

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