Cement truck overturns on HIghway 45 Alternate

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 7/18/2013 11:58 am
PRAIRIE, Miss. (WTVA) -- A cement truck driver escaped serious injuries after a blowout on the truck caused it to overturn Thursday morning.

A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesperson says the accident happened on Highway 45 Alternate near the Prairie community in Monroe County.

The accident backed up traffic in the southbound lanes while crews worked to get the truck back up on its wheels.

Troopers say the driver was taken to the hospital for observation because of company rules.

The accident remains under investigation.
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