Closed for several hours by overturned truck
A transport truck overturned in Southampton early Wednesday, closing the highway for several hours.
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A transport truck overturned in Southampton early Wednesday, closing the highway for several hours. The driver suffered minor injuries and the highway was closed until mid-afternoon.
SOUTHAMPTON – A piece of Highway 2 through Southampton was reopened mid-afternoon Wednesday after a transport truck overturned earlier in the day.
A witness said the truck was carrying frozen blueberries from Southampton to Oxford when it went onto the shoulder of the highway and overturned.
The incident occurred at 8:20 a.m.
Cumberland RCMP, the Springhill and Southampton fire departments and EHS all attended.
The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries and was later taken to hospital.