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Minor injuries reported in downtown rollover


Trish Bennett, Editor

Minor injuries were reported in this crash at North Pickaway and Watt streets on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Circleville Fire Department)

CIRCLEVILLE – A Circleville woman escaped serious injury Wednesday when her vehicle rolled onto its side after a crash near downtown.

Carol Stewart, 71, of Circleville, was transported to Berger Hospital for treatment of minor injuries following the crash that occurred about 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of North Pickaway and Watt streets.

Stewart was traveling northbound on North Pickaway Street in a 2003 Ford Explorer when she failed to stop for a red light, according to Officer Jeberiah Pencil, Circleville Police Department.

Her vehicle was then struck in the intersection by a minivan driven by Scotty Lester of Circleville and flipped onto its side upon impact.

Stewart was cited for failure to comply with a traffic control device.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal