Tractor-Trailer Crashes Through Eastern Shore of Va. Convenience - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Reported by Kye Parsons and Rebecca Serman

Tractor-Trailer Crashes Through Eastern Shore of Va. Convenience Store

Posted:
Photos of Monday morning's crash scene, submitted by a WBOC viewer. Photos of Monday morning's crash scene, submitted by a WBOC viewer.

MELFA, Va.- Virginia State Police say two people were injured Monday after a tractor-trailer crashed through the front of a Shore Stop convenience store on Route 13 in Melfa.

Police say that at around 10:20 a.m., a car was turning into the parking lot of the Shore Stop. Police say about three or four other vehicles were in back of the turning car, which had its turn signal flashing. Investigators say the tractor-trailer, which was in back of the stopped vehicles, was unable to slow down in time. Police say the driver of the tractor-trailer then swerved to the right of the stopped vehicles in order to miss them. The tractor-trailer missed the vehicles, and instead ended up going through the front of the Shore Stop building.

Troopers say a delivery man was inside the store when he saw the tractor-trailer headed his way. The delivery man then pushed the store clerk out of the way to safety.

Both the delivery man and the clerk were transported to Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police determined the tractor-trailer driver was at fault in the accident. He was charged at the scene.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:40:38 GMT
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
  • Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:50:54 GMT
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
  • Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:38:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service