18-wheeler overturned in North Augusta

Source: Barry Smith
Source: Barry Smith

NORTH AUGUSTA, SC (WFXG) - North Augusta Public Safety temporarily closed after an 18-wheeler overturned on Tuesday night temporarily closing Bergen Road at West Martintown Road in North Augusta, according to Lt. . Tim Thornton.

Thornton said the driver lost control of the truck and overturned around 9:30 p.m. He added that speed may have been a factor.

The driver was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.  South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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