Man Alive After Flipping Car

One man suffered minor injuries, after flipping his car a number of times.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. on Interstate 20 just east of County Road 424 in Smith County.

The driver of a Ford Probe was headed eastbound when came up on a tire in the middle of the road. He swerved to miss it, and hit a ditch, flipping his car four or five times. The 42-year-old was taken to ETMC in Tyler with minor injuries. Police say he was wearing a seatbelt.

Lindsay Wilcox reporting, lwilcox@kltv.com