FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Traffic on Highway 287 and Loop 820 in Fort Worth was backed up for miles Friday after an 18-wheeler carrying lumber crashed off a connector bridge.
The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. on the southbound 287 ramp to northbound 820.READ MORE: Exxon Posts $4.7B In Q2 Profit As Demand For Fuel Rebounds
The semi veered off the roadway in the bend of a curve, flipping the cab and trailer upside-down, and all spilling lumber and debris all over the road.READ MORE: Motorcyclist Killed In Arlington Crash Wasn't Wearing A Helmet
No word yet from police on what led to the crash.
The driver of the big rig suffered minor injuries but us expected to be okay.MORE NEWS: Arlington Father Shawn Andrew Kuhleman 1 Of 2 Killed In Chemical Incident At Plant Near Houston
The ramp has been shutdown while crews work to clear the wood from the road and embankment.