Afternoon Downpours Create Slick Road Conditions

July 28, 2013

Afternoon downpours in Charlottesville and Central Virginia created some problems for drivers.

A woman was taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center Saturday afternoon after slamming her car into a tree in Charlottesville.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. on Fifth Street near Bailey Road.

Charlottesville Police say the driver lost control of the car when she slid on the wet road and hit a tree. The driver is expected to be OK.

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