Man & Puppy Escape Overturned Car Crash

A man and his puppy were able to escape from an overturned car Monday morning.

The accident happened around 10:25 a.m. on Sanders Lane, just west of New Bern on Old U.S. 70.

It appears the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, landing on the driver's side after hitting a pine tree.

The driver walked away with just bumps and bruises, according to a fire chief on the scene.