Tractor-trailer overturns in Winston-Salem apartment complex


(Winston-Salem Police Department)

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A tractor-trailer, loaded with fruit juice, overturned in Winston-Salem when trying to back out of an apartment complex, according to police.

Winston-Salem police reported the driver was using GPS and missed his turn. The driver then pulled into Ashton Oaks Apartments.

As the driver tried to back out, the truck flipped over.

No injured were reported, and the tractor-trailer was the only vehicle involved.

Police reported that two "heavy wreckers" were brought to the scene, as well as fire personnel and police.

Officials expected significant traffic backup on North Point Boulevard coming from Bethabara Road towards University Parkway.

The road was shut down at points throughout the day.

By 11:05 a.m., police announced all lanes were reopened. They added that one lane could close for brief moments sporadically as workers finish resolving the situation.

Police advise motorists to avoid the area.

No damage was reported to the apartment complex.

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