TOP PHOTO: Traffic was down to one lane on I-75 late Monday night as officials worked to clear what was an usual accident.
CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – The driver of a truck was injured Monday night when cargo came through the wall of the trailer and into the tractor of the 18-wheeler.
A fork lift ripped through the box trailer and into the cab injuring the driver of the truck, according to officials.
At 8:22pm is when the call of the mishap came in to Central Dispatch. The driver was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
The unusual accident happened on I-75 northbound in Campbell County just before Caryville Exit 134. Traffic was forced down to a single lane, the passing lane, as two larger wreckers worked to clear the scene.
The Caryville Fire Department, Campbell County EMS and EMA along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/13/2022-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF CFD CHIEF EDDIE HATMAKER AND WLAF’S MATTHEW MOORE)