Tractor trailer overturns in Effingham Co.

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - All lanes have reopened on Highway 80 at Sandhill Road in Effingham County after a crash involving an overturned tractor trailer has closed them down for several hours Wednesday.

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office said that the tractor trailer was behind a Jeep Tracker that was traveling eastbound in Highway 80. That Tracker slowed down quickly causing the truck to clip the back of the Tracker, lose control and flip, according to the sheriff's office. The driver of the truck was ticketed for driving too close.

David Ehsanipoor, of the sheriff's office, said there are injuries involving the accident. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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