Milk tanker truck crashes, flips on US 52 in Stokes County; driver taken to hospital

STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — One person was sent to the hospital after a milk tanker truck crashed on U.S. 52, according to Stokes County EMS.

The N.C. Department of Transportation reports the left lane heading south and the northbound lanes of the highway are closed near Exit 129 for Perch Road.

EMS says the small truck hit a blocking truck that was protecting a mowing crew and flipped.

The driver of the milk truck was injured and taken to a hospital.

Debris hit the person mowing but they were not injured.

Troopers say charges are pending.

NCDOT expects the scene to clear by 4:20 p.m.

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