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Traffic tie up on National Highway

August 14th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

A logging truck overturned in the 500 block of National Highway at about 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, injuring the driver and closing the roadway to all traffic, according to the Allegany County 911 center.

The driver suffered unspecified injuries in the 8:33 a.m., crash that occurred near Bunnies restaurant.

Traffic was being detoured from Route 40 at Long Drive and at Routes 40 and 36 in the Narrows.

The LaVale Fire and Rescue Squad, LaVale and Corriganville volunteer fire departments responded to the scene along with the Allegany County Fire Police.

Preliminary reports from the emergency center said the truck overturned in the travel portion of the roadway. The road was expected to be closed for a couple hours by the mishap.

The accident is under investigation by the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office.

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