Dump truck overturns

Dump truck overturns
Dump truck overturns | Pearce Truck and Auto

HEAVY LOAD – Eddie and Michael Pearce of Pearce Truck and Auto work to clear the shoulder of the highway after a dump truck hauling clay to the Weakley Farmer’s Co-op in Martin overturned Tuesday morning. The driver of the truck said he was attempting to stop on SR 431 to avoid colliding with a stopped vehicle in front of him. He said he would be unsuccessful at avoiding a collision and moved toward the shoulder of the two-lane highway before the truck rolled over, according to the accident report. The driver suffered minor injuries. The Martin police and fire departments and the Weakley County Ambulance Service responded to the scene.

WCP 9.16.10

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