Troopers working 18-wheeler wreck

Published 11:05 am Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Firefighters, Alabama State Troopers and Shelby County Sheriff's Office deputies work an Oct. 10 wreck near the intersection of U.S. 280 and Shelby County 43. (Reporter Photo/Nicole Loggins)

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, firefighters and Alabama State Troopers responded to a wreck off U.S. 280 after an 18-wheeler traveling south on U.S. 280 overturned onto Shelby County 43.

The accident happened the morning of Oct. 10 when the truck overturned near a guard rail on Shelby County 43, spilling its load of limestone.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Ken Burchfield said one person was transported to the hospital following the wreck, but the person suffered non life-threatening injuries.

As of Oct. 10, the wreck was still being investigated by the State Troopers.