Driver hospitalized after dump truck overturns on I-95 near Dunn

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Monday, June 19, 2023
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DUNN, N.C. (WTVD) -- Part of I-95 in Harnett County, near Dunn, was closed for a couple of hours because of an overturned dump truck that left the driver hospitalized.

The accident happened just after 1 p.m. Monday in the northbound lanes near Exit 71/Long Branch Road.

After arriving on the scene, first responders found a landscaping dump truck and trailer overturned across both travel lanes.

The driver was taken to a hospital. No information was released on his condition.

According to the preliminary investigation, the truck went off the side of the road, hit a guardrail and crashed into a concrete barrier before flipping over.

The road reopened about 3 p.m. The interstate remained heavily congested until nearly 4 p.m.