KINGMAN – Two Kingman residents were injured Sunday morning when their car rolled over an embankment north of Lake Havasu City.
Jeffrey Brown, 72, and Diana Brown, 65, both of Kingman, were transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center via American Medical Response after Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies along with the Desert Hills Fire Department responded to a single vehicle rollover accident near the Love’s truck stop on Highway 95 at about 8:15 a.m.
According to sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter, an investigation determined that Brown became dizzy while driving after he stopped on Interstate 40, briefly got out of the vehicle and was hit in the head when a gust of wind blew the door shut. He continued driving, became disoriented and got off the I-40 and headed toward the truck stop.
Brown blacked out as he entered the parking lot, causing the car to accelerate.
The car jumped a curb into the desert and over several small dips and hills.
It then struck a raised embankment, causing it to roll twice, coming to rest at the bottom of a hill.
Jeffrey Brown sustained a concussion, lacerations to his face and bruises from the seatbelt.
Diana Brown, the passenger, sustained a large laceration to her face and bruises from her seatbelt.
Both were later released from the hospital. The vehicle was towed from the scene.