Trash Truck Overturns

Accident 9-2-15 2An accident involved a trash truck shut down Covered Bridge Road near Archer Lodge for a few hours Tuesday. The accident happened near the intersection of Applewhite Road.

The large truck overturned in the roadway. Initial reports indicate the driver lost control, ran off the roadway, overcorrected, then overturned on its side in the middle of Covered Bridge Road.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to Wake Medical Center by Johnston County EMS. The Archer Lodge Fire Department also responded to the crash.

The name or condition of the driver was not immediately released. The crash remains under investigation by the NC Highway Patrol.  Photos by