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Update: Truck slams into two mail carrier trucks - injuring 1

Posted: Updated: June 15, 2013 07:22 PM EDT
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JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -

*Update* 4:20 p.m.

A Johnson City man has been charged with DUI, among others charges, after crashing into a U.S. mail carrier truck at the intersection of North Roan Dr. and Spring Brook Dr. around 3:30 Saturday morning.

We now know the name of the male driver, 23-year-old Anibal Dionisa Valentin. He is listed in stable condition at Johnson City Medical Center.

Tennessee Highway Patrol tells us Valentin was traveling northbound on US Hwy 11E, before it turns into North Roan St. Then, two U.S. mail carrier trucks were stopped at a red light at Spring Brook Dr. Valentin rear ended one of the trucks. The impact then caused that truck to rear end the other mail truck in front of it.

Valentin was injured and transported to Johnson City Medical Center.

According to Sgt.. Diane Mays, his injuries are not severe. Neither drivers of the mail carrier trucks were injured.

Sgt. Mays tells us Valentin was combative with emergency personnel at the scene, and had to be restrained.

THP charged Valentin with DUI, no driver's license, no insurance, and failure to yield.

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*Update*

According to Sgt.. Diane Mays with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver of the Chevrolet S10 was intoxicated. 

He was combative with emergency personnel at the scene and had to be restrained. 

According to Sgt. Mays, his injuries are not severe.

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JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -- The Johnson City Police Department says at around 3:30 am this morning, a Chevrolet S-10 traveling on N. Roan Street near Spring Brook, crashed into a pair of U.S. Mail Carrier Trucks.

The rear collision caused the first mail carrier truck to collide with the second mail carrier truck driving in front of it.

Johnson City Police say that the driver of the Chevrolet was driving at high speeds and ran a red light.

The driver of the Chevrolet was rushed to a local area hospital. His condition is not readily available.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Copyright 2013 WJHL. All rights reserved.

 

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