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OVERTURNED TANKER BLOCKS HIGHWAY 75

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NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED WHEN A SEMI TANKER TRUCK ROLLED OVER AND BLOCKED NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC MONDAY AFTERNOON ON HIGHWAY 75 IN PLYMOUTH COUNTY AFTER APPARENTLY COLLIDING WITH A CAR.

PLYMOUTH COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED BETWEEN HINTON AND MERRILL ABOUT 4:30 P.M.AND BLOCKED BOTH NORTHBOUND LANES FOR NEARLY TWO HOURS.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE TANKER WAS HAULING A LIQUID WASTE PRODUCT.

THE CAR THAT WAS INVOLVED ENDED UP IN THE MEDIAN.

NORTHBOUND HIGHWAY 75 TRAFFIC WAS DETOURED AT HINTON UNTIL CREWS WERE ABLE TO CLEAN UP THE ACCIDENT SCENE,

THE NAMES OF THOSE INVOLVED HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED AND THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING THE ACCIDENT.