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Driver Hits Sloatsburg Construction Zone, Damages Car, Police Say

A motorist drove into a Sloatsburg construction zone, heavily damaging their car. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook
A driver veered into a construction zone, hit a trench, heavily damaging his car. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook
A Sloatsburg driver hit a trench after veering into a construction zone on Route 17. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook

SLOATSBURG, N.Y. -- Whoops -- a driver not watching where he was going on southbound Route 17 in Sloatsburg on Friday drove right into a construction zone, according to the Ramapo Police Department.

The unidentified man left his lane and hit the construction lane, which has just been excavated by the construction company, sending his car into the trench, causing heavy damage to the vehicle, police said.

Luckily, none of the construction workers who were on scene, or the driver were injured, police added.

No traffic delays were caused .

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