Driver flipped car while handling cell phone: Stafford County sheriff’s office

A driver on their cell phone was lucky to escape injury when their car flipped in Stafford County, according to the sheriff’s office.

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The driver, who has not been identified was reportedly distracted when the car went off the road and overturned  at Courthouse Road and Shelton Shop Road.

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The sheriff’s office noted that using a communication device while driving is illegal in Virginia.

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They asked other motorists to use caution in the area.