Texting while driving leads to crash, driver pinned for hours

The accident was reported around 2 a.m.

“It was dark and I was texting,” the driver told police.  

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The man drove around two barricades and flipped his car into a ditch. The car landed vertically in the ditch, which is part of a road construction site. He was pinned for almost five hours. Crews rescued him around 7 a.m.

Medics took him to a local hospital for treatment. The driver suffered a minor arm injury.

No one else was hurt in the crash.  

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