Driver thrown from pickup in Veterans Parkway wreck

The driver of a pickup truck was thrown from his vehicle in a wreck early this morning, Columbus police said.

The driver was going south on Veterans, just south of Double Churches Road, about 4:30 a.m. when he lost control, said Capt. Renee McAneny.

“He hit the guardrail,” McAneny said. “He was ejected from a pickup truck.”

Suffering from road rash, the man was taken to the hospital and was in surgery this morning, the captain added.

Traffic was unimpeded at 7 a.m.