CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - 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.
Crews have pulled the tractor trailer out of the travel lane pic.twitter.com/Hwn99BUlU5— Brian Christiansen (@BrianFox46) October 25, 2016
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.
Good news! Semi driver ok! He came back to collect his belongings. pic.twitter.com/lpr1vfAo7O— Brian Christiansen (@BrianFox46) October 25, 2016
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.