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Two separate truck rollovers cause delays on 220 in Franklin County

Updated: May 16, 2019


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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.


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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.

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