A woman passed out and drove a truck off the road Sunday morning, police said, with the truck stopping just short of hitting the Square Rigger restaurant.
Edgartown police officer Joel DeRoche said a woman was driving southbound on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven road when she passed out, crossing into the other lane of traffic and then onto the Square Rigger property.
Officer DeRoche said the woman had hurt her hand before she passed out. He said she was the only occupant, and he believed she had very minor injuries. He did not release her name at the scene.
The incident is still under investigation, Officer DeRoche said. The green Chevrolet pickup truck came to rest in the landscaping on the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven road side of the restaurant. The Square Rigger sign was slightly askew, but the building did not appear significantly damaged. “Open for business,” officers said on the scene.
Police got the call at about 8:40 a.m., officers said, and at about 9:15 a.m. the truck was being towed away from the scene.