Greensboro official diverting site visitors from a van after an accident, police say. She has severe, however not life-threatening accidents. | Native

GREENSBORO – A Greensboro police officer who was directing traffic on West Wendover Avenue early Saturday after an accident was hit by a vehicle, police said.

Sgt. CD Vaughn was driving traffic on West Wendover Avenue near South Edwardia Drive at around 5:45 a.m. when she and her police SUV were hit by a Dodge van, police said in a press release.

She was taken to hospital with serious injuries that are not classified as life threatening, police said.

The driver of the delivery truck, 32-year-old Kyle Comer of Pleasant Garden, stayed at the scene and was charged with not slowing down to avoid a collision, not driving for a police vehicle, and not following police traffic directions and officer careless and reckless driving.

Police reported early Saturday that they were at the scene of a wreck on Wendover Avenue that had blocked the road between Meadowood Street and Edwardia Drive in both directions. The road was cleared again at around 11:40 a.m.

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