One injured in crash

Published 3:47 pm Monday, April 13, 2015

One person was injured in a Monday afternoon accident involving a car and a lawn tractor.

It happened at 1:18 p.m. in the 6300 block of Godwin Boulevard, according to a city press release. The tractor, which was controlling vegetation on the shoulder of the highway, was sideswiped by a Ford Taurus traveling southbound.

The female driver of the car was taken by ground ambulance to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

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The driver of the tractor was not injured.

Both lanes of Godwin Boulevard were briefly closed, then traffic was alternated in one open lane. The road reopened completely about 2:24 p.m.

The accident is under investigation.