Big rig accident backs up NC-88


By Adam Orr - aorr@civitasmedia.com



(Jesse Campbell|Jefferson Post) North Carolina State Troopers work an accident on NC-88 near Ernie Carpenter Construction on March 8, 2016.


WARRENSVILLE-A big rig accident near Ernie Carpenter Construction on NC-88 threw a wrench in the works for drivers Tuesday afternoon.

The accident occurred sometime after 2:45 p.m. on March 8. The trailer of a semi-truck appeared to be stuck in a ditch along the roadside.

The accident slowed traffic along NC-88 in both directions, including Ashe County Middle School buses headed toward West Jefferson.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the accident, along with members of the Warrensville Volunteer Fire Department.

The Jefferson Post will update with further details as they become available.

(Jesse Campbell|Jefferson Post) North Carolina State Troopers work an accident on NC-88 near Ernie Carpenter Construction on March 8, 2016.
http://www.jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_TruckWreck.jpg(Jesse Campbell|Jefferson Post) North Carolina State Troopers work an accident on NC-88 near Ernie Carpenter Construction on March 8, 2016.

By Adam Orr

aorr@civitasmedia.com

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