Tractor-trailer hauling logs overturns on Interstate-81, mile marker 3 in Bristol, VA

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BRISTOL, VA (WJHL) – Virginia State Police told News Channel 11 a tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 81 in Bristol, VA.

The crash happened around 2:47 p.m. this afternoon in the northbound lanes of the interstate at mile marker 3. The trailer was loaded with logs and overturned – spilling its load across the roadway.

According to witnesses on the scene, the driver suffered minor injuries in the crash. VSP says traffic was rerouted so that crews could clear the scene.

Authorities say the driver has been cited for failing to secure a load.

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