Traffic mishap closes highway in Southampton

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Closed for several hours by overturned truck

A transport truck overturned in Southampton early Wednesday, closing the highway for several hours.

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.

 

Geographic location: Southampton, Oxford

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