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UPDATE | Accident on Washington Boulevard in Belpre

Scene where an accident occurred Friday morning in Belpre
Scene where an accident occurred Friday morning in Belpre(WTAP)
Published: Nov. 19, 2021 at 9:11 AM EST
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Belpre, OH. (WTAP) - A driver has been cited after a car crash caused a sign to hit a worker Friday morning.

Belpre police say the driver was heading down Washington Boulevard Friday morning when the sun blinded him and caused him to hit a sign along the road, which was subsequently pushed into a road worker.

Police say the worker refused to be taken anywhere by EMS and was doing fine.

The driver was cited for failure to maintain control.

The call came in around 7:33 a.m.

An accident involving a vehicle and a road worker took place on Washington Boulevard, across from the Celebration Center, in Belpre on Friday morning.

That’s according to the Belpre Police Department, who said they currently believe a vehicle struck a sign along the road, which then struck a road worker.

Right now, information is limited, but WTAP will update the story as more information comes our way.

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