An 18 wheeler overturned on Highway 16 North this morning shortly before 2am. At this time the highway is still closed to through traffic. The crash was reported around 1:45 near the infamous Bumgarner Curve which has been the scene of countless accidents over the years. The rig operated by Food Lion overturned and while loaded with grocery items. The driver suffered no serious injuries. The highway is closed from Jolly Cemetery Loop to Daniels Lumber Road. It is thought that the roadway will re-open between 10 and 11am.
Photo courtesy of Greg Foster