Two vehicle collision diverts traffic on Second Avenue

North and southbound traffic on Second Avenue is diverted on 29th Street after a pickup truck and car collided.

The wreck which occurred about 6:30 p.m. sent both drivers to Midtown Medical Center for injuries.

Residents along the busy stretch of Second Avenue said a black Ford Sedan was northbound and the pickup truck was southbound when the car attempted a left turn at 29th Street in front of the Valley Rescue Mission. The pickup attempted to avoid the collision but struck the car and flipped over. The truck stopped on its wheels on 29th Street and the car stopped in the intersection.

Traffic was diverted along Third avenue while police investigated the accident. Police said the street would reopen after the vehicles are cleared.