Truck strikes bridge, overturns on I-85 in Hillsborough

Posted March 15, 2021 7:36 a.m. EDT
Updated March 15, 2021 9:07 a.m. EDT

— A tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 85 on Monday when it struck a bridge at the Orange Grove Road overpass.

According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the truck crossed the road and rolled over on the south side of the median before 7 a.m. One northbound lane will be closed until at least 9:45 a.m. on Monday, officials said, and heavy delays were expected.

The driver appears to be okay, officials said.

Truck strikes bridge in Orange County

The crash is under investigation, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation will inspect the bridge to make sure it is structurally sound.

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