Truck flips in Salem, driver swerves to avoid animal - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Truck flips in Salem, driver swerves to avoid animal

(Source: Elizabeth White) (Source: Elizabeth White)
SALEM, AL (WTVM) -

It took several hours for state troopers and work crews to clean up a traffic accident on Highway 169 near the Lee County Lake.

Emergency workers on the scene told News Leader 9 the driver of the work fuel truck swerved to miss an animal and ended up rolling over in a ditch.

The driver and the passenger were taken to the hospital in an ambulance with minor injuries.

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management was on the scene to help firefighters clean up some fuel that spilled from the truck.

The ADEM representative told News Leader 9 that the environmental impact is minor.

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