Accident Could’ve Been Much Worse

No one was injured Tuesday evening when an SUV crashed into a parked car and a dumpster by the Orange Natatorium before traveling onto a football practice field which kids were using with parents watching.

Orange Police Captain Keith Longlois said the SUV driver may have had a medical problem. The 55-year-old man driving the Ford Explorer was taken by Acadian Ambulance to a Beaumont hospital.

The crash was about 6:30 p.m. on the West Orange-Stark Middle School campus off 14th Street. Captain Longlois said the SUV accelerated through the parking lot and hit the car and dumpster.

He said the driver wll be tested to check his ability to operate a vehicle.

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