Driver arrested for DUI after crash into river

(Source: Gray News)
Published: Jun. 30, 2020 at 2:43 PM EDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A driver was charged with DUI after a crash into the Smith River Monday night.

Virginia State Police said the driver, in a Mercury Grand Marquis sedan, went over an embankment from Riverbrook Road about 7:45 p.m. and went into the river. She was not hurt, but one passenger was extricated from the car and flown to a hospital for treatment of what police said are non-life-threatening injuries. There were other passengers who were not hurt.

The name of the driver has not been released. The crash is still under investigation.

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