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Tractor-trailer overturns in Raleigh, blocks lanes

Posted January 7, 2014

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— The northbound lanes of Atlantic Avenue at Stillwell Court were blocked Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer overturned.

A Raleigh Fire Department hazmat crew responded to the scene. A small amount of fuel spilled onto the road. Firefighters are draining the rest of the fuel from the truck before they can upright it.

No injuries were reported.

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  • williammjohnston Jan 7, 2014

    Is there no person there to proof what is presented? Little excuse for date ettors!

  • rescuefan Jan 7, 2014

    It happened this morning. I drove past right after it happened and before the fire trucks got to the scene. There were several other vehicles pulled over at the time, offering assistance.

  • Obamacare prevails again Jan 7, 2014

    "Did this happen today? The picture says Dec 7th. Either way, hope the driver is ok."
    computer trainer

    The caption says Dec. 7, 2014 so technically it hasn't happened yet and appears to be a glimpse into the future.

  • computer trainer Jan 7, 2014

    Did this happen today? The picture says Dec 7th. Either way, hope the driver is ok.

  • dlpardue Jan 7, 2014

    Oh, terrible conditions to be out in any kind of accident.