Driver walks away from rollover crash near Ottumwa

The single-vehicle crash happened around 3 p.m. Tuesday on Bladensburg Road near Ottumwa/KTVO

A southeast Iowa driver walked away unharmed from a serious crash in rural Wapello County Tuesday.

Around 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wapello County first responders were called to 9397 Bladensburg Road, where a Chevrolet TrailBlazer was flipped over on its top.

Emergency Management Coordinator Tim Richmond tells KTVO the driver was traveling west on Bladensburg Road when they lost control of the vehicle and overturned in a ditch. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle for a short time.

Richmond said no injuries were reported in this crash. The driver refused medical treatment at the scene.

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