Truck Overturned on Providence Road

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COLUMBIA - Police reported minor injuries to 54-year-old Kevin Holliday after he overturned a dump truck on Providence Road Wednesday afternoon.

"He was driving the truck southbound on Providence when the light turned yellow," said Police Captain Brian Weimer. He turned right toward Old Route K to avoid the car in front of him."

Holliday hit the cement barrier and the truck overturned on the passenger side.  Medical personnel treated his injuries on the scene.  No one else was hurt.  He damaged three fence posts on Old Route K.  Police charged the driver with careless and imprudent driving. 

Captain Weimer said the speed of the truck and the weight of its cargo caused the truck to flip.