Overturned 18-wheeler near Zierdt Road

The 18-wheeler drove off the interstate early Thursday morning after hitting a disabled car on the side of the road.

Posted: Aug 22, 2019 7:28 AM
Updated: Aug 22, 2019 8:59 AM

Crews are working to remove an overturned 18-wheeler near I-565 and Zierdt Road.

Madison police tell WAAY 31 the 18-wheeler ran into a disabled car on the side of I-565 and then drove off the road into some grass near Zierdt Road.

Police say it all happened about 2 a.m.

There were no injuries and no hazardous chemicals inside the vehicle.

Police say traffic is not being impacted on I-565 and they are still investigating what caused the accident.

Crews will be moving the 18-wheeler down Zierdt Road later today but as of 7:41 a.m. haven't set a time yet.

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