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Driver flips over his truck after getting distracted while eating potato chips

By Mason White 4:55 PM March 14, 2017
Potato chips (illustration)
Potato chips (illustration)
By: Alexis Bell

A truck driver suffered serious injuries after his vehicle flipped over while he was busy eating potato chips, according to police in Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania State Police said that the one vehicle accident happened on Saturday in Thornhurst.

39-year-old Sean VanWhy of Long Pond, was traveling on Bear Lake Road, and he was eating potato chips.

While being distracted by the potato chips, VanWhy’s rented Ryder truck swerved into the opposite lane of traffic and hit a rock.

The truck then hit a tree and flipped over.

VanWhy managed to get out of the truck, and was taken to the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, where he was arrested and released.

According to the police investigation, VanWhy was wearing his seat belt prior to the crash. His truck was full of bread when it flipped over.