Driver collides with asphalt paver in Rivergate

Driver collides with asphalt paver in Rivergate (Image 1)
Driver collides with asphalt paver in Rivergate (Image 1)

An SUV collided with an asphalt paver in the Rivergate area on Thursday morning.

Police on the scene told News 2 the driver of the SUV was exiting I-65 South to Rivergate Parkway when he ran off the roadway into one piece of road equipment then into a larger piece of paving equipment.

Two road workers were standing on the opposite side of the equipment when they saw the vehicle coming toward them and ran for safety.

The driver received some lacerations and minor injuries in the collision.

The incident did not impact traffic since the crash happened in the grass area beside the exit ramp.

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