Truck Carrying Load of Lumber Flips on Fayetteville Interstate

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FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA) – A driver escaped injury this morning when his tractor trailer rig overturned along I-49.

Arkansas State Police (ASP) say troopers were called to the scene around 6:45. 

When the truck toppled over, its load of lumber spilled onto the road, tying up traffic for nearly two hours.

The truck was traveling northbound when it flipped on the northbound off ramp just south of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. 

The accident blocked one lane of Furtrall Drive and the off ramp, just in front of the Econo Lodge. 

There’s been no word on the cause of the accident.

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