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Driver hurt when tractor trailer overturns on Rt. 58 in Suffolk

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Posted at 6:22 AM, Dec 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-10 06:22:48-05

Suffolk, Va. – A tractor trailer driver was injured early this morning when his rig overturned on Rt. 58 in Suffolk.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel had to extricate the driver from the 18-wheeler. The 58-year-old man was taken to Sentara Obici Hospital by ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Route 58 westbound was closed briefly to allow emergency vehicles to access the location of the accident, and one lane of travel currently remains closed awaiting a tow truck to remove the vehicle.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.