SUV Hits Tow Truck, Sparks Fire on Lakeside Drive

Lynchburg, VA - There was a big traffic backup on one of Lynchburg's busier roads Tuesday afternoon after a two car accident.

The accident tied up traffic on Lakeside Drive near the Moose Lodge around 3 p.m.

Lynchburg Police say two men were injured, one severely, when an SUV crossed the center line, and hit a tow truck.

The impact of the crash caused a small fire, but police say it was almost out when they got there.

Traffic on Lakeside Drive was shut down for about an hour.

One witness told ABC 13 that the driver of the SUV was being given oxygen as he was transported to the hospital.

There is no word on his condition.