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Big rig overturns in Centre, Alabama

November 5, 2017, 9:15 a.m.


The driver of a big rig hauling sheet-rock was taken to a Gadsden Hospital after his truck overturned on the Chesnut Bypass near Happy China just before 11:00 Saturday morning.

Centre Police and Firefighters, Cherokee EMS, the Cherokee County Rescue Squad, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency officials responded to the scene.

Chesnut Bypass remained shutdown from North River Street to King Street as crews worked to remove the truck and cleanup the sheet-rock.

It is not known at this time what caused the truck to leave the road. We will have more as soon as the accident report is released.