Tractor-trailer carrying yeast overturns on I-485 inner loop

- Highway patrol was called out to I-485 inner loop just passed I-85 at Mile Marker 32 for an overturned tractor-trailer.

The tractor-trailer drove over the median and then flipped while merging into I-485, according to highway patrol. Affecting the right lane of traffic on I-85.

Highway patrol says the driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was able to make it back to the scene to collect his belongings.

Crews are transferring cargo of yeast rolls from the overturned tractor-trailer to another semi before turning it upright. 

It will be around 2 p.m. before cleanup and recovery of the semi-truck and trailer are complete, according to crews.

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