Traffic Accident Temporarily Closes Mangrove Avenue

Sep 6, 2013 6:18 PM

A woman was transported to Enloe Medical Center after being hit by a truck just before 1 p.m. this afternoon. The 61-year-old woman was crossing Mangrove Avenue at the cross walk going eastbound on to 9th Avenue when the driver of a silver Nissian Titan hit the women while turning southbound onto Mangrove Avenue. The accident temporarily closed down southbound lanes of Mangrove. Although the accident happened at low speeds, the woman suffered a fractured ankle and possibly a fractured skull, but is expected to be OK. The driver of the Titan was not arrested and is not facing charges.


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