Vehicle overturns near train tracks, driver charged

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — A vehicle overturned near train tracks Monday in High Point and the driver was charged, according to police.

The driver, James Dockery, was charged with exceeding a safe speed.

High Point police responded to the area of 300 block of South Scientific Street around 8:39 a.m., where a truck was overturned in a ditch.

Police say Dockery was speeding over the tracks, lost control, over-corrected, went off to the left side and flipped his truck into a ditch.

The truck was off the tracks, but authorities notified the railroad company that an accident had occurred close to the tracks.

The man was taken to High Point Regional with minor injuries. No one else was involved in the wreck.