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: Small Business Saturday Offers North Texans Another Day Of Deals And Steals
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: Pavelski Reaches 400 Career Goals As Stars Beat Avalanche 3-1
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: TCU Falls 48-14 To Iowa State
The ramp has been shutdown while crews work to clear the wood from the road and embankment.