Flipped Car Slows Down Fire Tower Road Traffic In Greenville

An accident with a flipped over car slowed rush hour traffic on a busy street late Friday afternoon.

Greenville police say the crash happened on Fire Tower Road around 4:00 p.m. in the vicinity of Carmike Cinemas.

Police say a white car was westbound on Fire Tower, when another vehicle pulled out from Wimbledon Drive. The white car clipped the front of the other vehicle and then flipped over on its roof.

Several lanes of Fire Tower Road were shut down as rescue crews took the one driver to the hospital. Police say it appears that driver just had minor injuries.

The lanes reopened shortly before 5:00 p.m.

Charges are pending against the other driver, according to police.