Tractor-trailer hauling chickens overturns on Grantville Lane in Randolph County

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Tractor-trailer hauling chickens overturns on Grantville Lane in Randolph County

Tractor-trailer hauling chickens overturns on Grantville Lane in Randolph County

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RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A tractor-trailer hauling a load of chickens overturned on Grantville Lane in Randolph County, according to Randolph County 911.

At about 7:12 a.m. Tuesday, troopers responded to the crash on Grantville Lane near Buffalo Ford Road in Randolph County.

Grantville Lane was closed from Foxfire Road to Buffalo Ford Road.

Troopers say a Pitsboro man was driving northeast in the 2019 Mack tractor-trailer when he drove off the road to the right while following a curve. The drive lost control, and the truck overturned.

The driver was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers say charges are pending.

Wilson Brothers Milling & Trucking Company, Inc., of Bear Creek, is the carrier responsible for the tractor-trailer.

Drivers must take Buffalo Ford Road to Iron Mountain Road and turn right. Follow Iron Mountain Road to U.S. 64 and turn right. Follow U.S. 64 to Foxfire Road and turn right. Follow Foxfire Road to re-access Grantville Lane.

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