By Liz Fabian
wo severed deer heads were removed from the wreckage of a jeep that flipped at the Walnut Creek bridge on Gray Highway just before 5:15 a.m. Monday.
The driver was lying in the road when Raymond Mintz pulled up on the scene on the way to work at Reeves Construction, just up the road.
Mintz called 911 as witnesses reported the man appeared to be dead.
"He survived. I was standing by him and I was telling him not to move, he was trying to move. But the ambulance, they came on and they put him on a stretcher and took him on to the hospital," Mintz said.
Witnesses said they smelled alcohol at the scene.
Mintz's co-worker was driving a Mazda 626 that was involved in the accident, but he was walking around the scene before being taken to the hospital to be checked, Mintz said.
A Buick Park Avenue was also involved in the accident, said Cory Boynton, who also was headed to work at Reeves.
A brief shower had just dampened the road when the jeep apparently went into the median and clipped tall crepe myrtle trees growing in the middle of the road.
Branches and dirt were strewn about the highway leading up to the mangled jeep.
"All four of the wheels and tires came off the jeep," Boynton said. More....