Tractor trailer overturns on Ga. 53

Tractor trailer overturns on Ga. 53

According to Lt. Brandon Ekey of the Rome Police Department, around 11 a.m. Thursday the driver of this tractor trailer truck was turning left onto Ga. 53 when his load of recycled plastic bottles shifted causing his truck to overturn. The driver walked away from the wreck with just a scratch. According to 911 traffic, the truck was carrying 75,000 pounds of recycled bottles. The wreck blocked the merge lane from Ga. 1 Loop as well as the right hand lane of Ga. 53.