Jeep Cherokee slips, flips on Sound Avenue

02/08/2011 8:33 PM |
MICHAEL WHITE PHOTO | Police and firefighters after righting a Jeep Cherokee that had flipped onto its side in the westbound lanes of Sound Avenue near Martha Clara Vineyards.

MICHAEL WHITE PHOTO | Police and firefighters after righting a Jeep Cherokee that had flipped onto its side in the westbound lanes of Sound Avenue near Martha Clara Vineyards.

A single car accident involving a Jeep Cherokee that flipped onto its side after slipping on ice shut down Sound Avenue in both directions Tuesday evening in Riverhead, police said.

No serious injuries were reported. The highway opened back up to traffic within about an hour after the 5:35 p.m. crash., which occurred near Martha Clara Vineyards.

Personnel from the Riverhead Ambulance Corps, Riverhead Police Department and Jamesport Fire Department responded to the scene.

The 4X4 was righted by firefighters within about 20 minutes of the crash, which carved up a strip of land on the north side of Sound Avenue.

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