FRANKLIN COUNTY – Two separate truck rollovers caused delays on U.S. 220 North in Franklin County Tuesday.
The first accident involving a tractor-trailer occurred at intersection of Route 220 and Naff Road around 11:15 AM.
The tractor-trailer rolled over into the median.
Volunteer fire personnel say they were able to stop substantial fluid leaks coming from the vehicle.
According to Boones Mill Volunteer Fire/EMS, the driver was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with a hand injury.
While still on scene, volunteers had to contend with a second accident where a pickup truck rolled on its side.
The accident occurred around 12:50 PM north of the first rollover near Trinity Reformed Baptist Church.
The driver refused medical treatment, according to Boones Mill Volunteer Fire/EMS.
This accident compounded the traffic backup that was already occurring.
Volunteers were on scene for over three hours.