Tractor trailer hauling peanuts in Southampton Co. overturns in accident, ejects driver

Posted at 12:32 PM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-21 13:05:34-05

SOUTHAMPTON Co., Va. – A call around 9:14 a.m., informed officials of a tractor trailer that was hauling peanut had overturned, causing the driver to be ejected.

The driver was flown to a nearby hospital but sustained minor injuries. There is one lane closed currently due to the accident.

The accident happened at 13000 block of Plank Road on Highway-35 near the Sussex County line.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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