Big truck crashes into creek bed partially shutting down busy highway
An 18-wheeler plunged down an embankment early Tuesday, narrowly missing a creek. The accident, first reported on WTVY News 4 This Morning, occurred about 6:00 a.m.
The truck ran off U.S. 231 at Big Creek, about five miles south of Dothan. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.
The driver was unable to initially get out of the truck but he was able to escape the wreckage a short time after emergency crews arrived to assist. He received no serious injuries.
The accident reduced traffic to a single southbound lane of the busy roadway that links Dothan and the Florida panhandle.
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