Cement truck loses tire, overturns in Union County

Cement truck loses tire, overturns in Union County

Cement truck loses tire, overturns in Union County

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 1:18 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 9:00 AM

UNION COUNTY, N.C. - A cement truck overturned in Union County blocking part of Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road on Tuesday afternoon.

The Union County Sheriff's Office says the cement truck was traveling down Waxhaw Indian Trail Road when the front passenger tire came off, causing the driver's load to shift, and the truck to overturn into the ditch.

The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. on Waxhaw-Indian Trail near Old Monroe Road.

The westbound lanes of Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road are blocked, as authorities work to clear to turn the truck upright, and remove it from the roadway.

No word yet if anyone was hurt during the accident.

The cement truck was the only vehicle involved in the accident. 

No charges will be filed.

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