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DUI suspected in Tazewell County crash

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TAZEWELL COUNTY (WVVA) A man is arrested for suspicion of driving intoxicated after a crash Tazewell County.

The wreck happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday night on Route 460 in the Springville area.

Troopers with the Virginia State Police say the driver of a Cheverolet Colorado was traveling east when he struck a guardrail and flipped. The vehicle came to a rest on its side in the median.

Members of the Bluefield, Virginia Fire Dept. had to use the "jaws of life" to remove the driver. He was examined on scene by the Bluefield Rescue Squad but refused treatment. After being questioned by police the driver was placed under arrest.

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