Accident disrupts traffic on AA Highway

April 26, 2016
No one was injured in this mishap on the AA Highway at the Grayson Spur on Tuesday afternoon. Wine can be seen leaking from the front corner of the overturned trailer. - Photo by Dennis Brown

No one was injured in this mishap on the AA Highway at the Grayson Spur on Tuesday afternoon. Wine can be seen leaking from the front corner of the overturned trailer.
– Photo by Dennis Brown

An accident involving  double trailers Tuesday afternoon disrupted traffic on the AA Highway at the Grayson Spur.
Sheriff Johnny Bivens said the accident happened about 1:30 p.m. when a FexEx truck pulling double trailers came off the Grayson Spur and turned left onto the AA Highway.
Bivens said a tire on the rear trailer blew and the trailer overturned onto its right side with the rig blocking the two westbound lanes of traffic.
Officials were initially concerned about a liquid leaking from cargo in the trailer but soon determined it was wine that was leaking and running onto the shoulder of the roadway.
Bivens said there were some flammable materials on the trailer but the containers were secure and none of those materials were in danger of leaking.
The eastbound lane of the roadway remained open with officials directing traffic around the wreckage. All lanes were reopened at 6:15 p.m. after the scene was cleared.
No one was hurt in the accident.
Bivens and deputies were assisted at the scene by Vanceburg Police, Garrison Fire and Rescue, Black Oak Fire and Rescue and Lewis County Fire and Rescue.

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