Car has close call with home in slippery weather

By Beth A. Birmingham | Feb 07, 2017
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Martinsville — A Honda Accord lost control on a slippery corner and nearly collided with a house at 412 Port Clyde Road in Martinsville just before 3 p.m. on the afternoon of Feb. 7.

The vehicle was damaged when it struck a small cement wall near the entrance to the house, preventing more severe damage to both the vehicle and the house.

Automaster Collision Center of Spruce Head towed the vehicle from the scene. The Knox County Sheriff's Office, St. George fire and rescue responded to the crash.

There were no serious injuries.

The road was closed for about 20 minutes.

(Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
(Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
(Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
(Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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