Driver reaches down to grab phone, causes rollover crash


A distracted driver in north Abilene hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to rollover, according to Abilene Police. ABILENE, Texas -


APD said the driver’s phone fell off his lap and when he reached down to grab it, the vehicle veered to the right side of the road.


The driver was going southbound on Winters Freeway near the North 10th exit when he hit a guardrail. Then the vehicle went airborne and rolled over shortly after coming to a stop.


Three people were inside the vehicle during the time of the accident including one child. All three made it out of the vehicle safely with non-life threatening injuries.

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