Tractor trailer overturns on Rt. 460 in Suffolk

Posted at 10:07 AM, Feb 03, 2014

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue units are on the scene of an overturned tractor trailer on Route 460 eastbound at Gardner Lane.

The accident occurred at approximately 8:58 a.m.

The driver of the tractor trailer ran off the road and overturned, striking a Dominion Virginia Power light pole.

Dominion crews are on scene due to the downed power lines. According to their website, approximately 35 customers are without power in the area.

The driver was transported to Sentara Obici Hospital with minor injuries.

Suffolk Police advise that traffic is no longer being alternated and that one lane eastbound and westbound is now flowing.  Two lanes remain closed as the tractor trailer is towed from the scene and repairs continue to the power lines.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.