Tractor-trailer overturns on Kivett Drive in High Point

Shattered glass

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A tractor-trailer overturned Monday morning on Kivett Drive in High Point, prompting authorities to temporarily shut down the road at I-85. 

Trooper Greg Ingram with the N.C. Highway Patrol says the tractor-trailer carrying sheet metal overturned on Kivett Drive where it crosses under I-85. 

DOT officials say the accident happened around 5 a.m. 

The roadway was initially expected to be closed until about 9 a.m., but officials reopened the roadway around 7:15 a.m. 

Ingram says investigators are not sure what caused the rig to overturn. 

The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered a minor injury, Ingram added. 

No other details were available. 

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