Police say vehicle went airborne


Serious injuries were reportedly avoided after this Honda Civic went airborne on SR 73 at the intersection of Johnson Street in Hillsboro on Wednesday afternoon. A Hillsboro Police Department officer at the scene said that, according to the driver, Alexander C. Palmer, 23, of Wilmington, the car was northbound on SR 73 around 2:45 p.m. near the Hillsboro corporation limit when Palmer came around a corner just south of Johnson Street, had issues with the vehicle’s traction control, went into a full spin and caught the corner of an embankment on the north side of Johnson Street’s intersection with SR 73. The officer said Palmer reported that the car went airborne after striking the embankment and came to rest on its top in the middle of SR 73. The driver appeared to have minor injuries, the police department said. He was transported by the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District to Highland District Hospital. Palmer was cited for reasonable control of a motor vehicle required.


Serious injuries were reportedly avoided after this Honda Civic went airborne on SR 73 at the intersection of Johnson Street in Hillsboro on Wednesday afternoon. A Hillsboro Police Department officer at the scene said that, according to the driver, Alexander C. Palmer, 23, of Wilmington, the car was northbound on SR 73 around 2:45 p.m. near the Hillsboro corporation limit when Palmer came around a corner just south of Johnson Street, had issues with the vehicle’s traction control, went into a full spin and caught the corner of an embankment on the north side of Johnson Street’s intersection with SR 73. The officer said Palmer reported that the car went airborne after striking the embankment and came to rest on its top in the middle of SR 73. The driver appeared to have minor injuries, the police department said. He was transported by the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District to Highland District Hospital. Palmer was cited for reasonable control of a motor vehicle required.

Serious injuries were reportedly avoided after this Honda Civic went airborne on SR 73 at the intersection of Johnson Street in Hillsboro on Wednesday afternoon. A Hillsboro Police Department officer at the scene said that, according to the driver, Alexander C. Palmer, 23, of Wilmington, the car was northbound on SR 73 around 2:45 p.m. near the Hillsboro corporation limit when Palmer came around a corner just south of Johnson Street, had issues with the vehicle’s traction control, went into a full spin and caught the corner of an embankment on the north side of Johnson Street’s intersection with SR 73. The officer said Palmer reported that the car went airborne after striking the embankment and came to rest on its top in the middle of SR 73. The driver appeared to have minor injuries, the police department said. He was transported by the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District to Highland District Hospital. Palmer was cited for reasonable control of a motor vehicle required.
http://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/11/web1_Crash-pic-2.jpgSerious injuries were reportedly avoided after this Honda Civic went airborne on SR 73 at the intersection of Johnson Street in Hillsboro on Wednesday afternoon. A Hillsboro Police Department officer at the scene said that, according to the driver, Alexander C. Palmer, 23, of Wilmington, the car was northbound on SR 73 around 2:45 p.m. near the Hillsboro corporation limit when Palmer came around a corner just south of Johnson Street, had issues with the vehicle’s traction control, went into a full spin and caught the corner of an embankment on the north side of Johnson Street’s intersection with SR 73. The officer said Palmer reported that the car went airborne after striking the embankment and came to rest on its top in the middle of SR 73. The driver appeared to have minor injuries, the police department said. He was transported by the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District to Highland District Hospital. Palmer was cited for reasonable control of a motor vehicle required.