18-wheeler carrying bricks overturns on icy road in Halifax County

Posted February 22, 2021 8:48 a.m. EST
Updated February 22, 2021 9:14 a.m. EST

— An 18-wheeler truck hauling bricks overturned in Halifax County on Monday morning due to icy road conditions.

The crash occurred before 6 a.m. along N.C. Highway 561 near Medoc State Park in Hollister. The truck overturned on its side in the grassy area beside the road after slipping on ice.

Thankfully, the driver walked away uninjured.

At 8:45 a.m., a tow truck was working to remove the truck from the side of the road.

Officials warned there could be slick conditions in the area throughout the morning as temperatures hover at or below freezing.

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