Rock drilling truck overturns in Carter County

Rock drilling truck overturns in Carter County


YOU’RE WATCHING NEWS CHANNEL 11 AT NOON. I’M AMY LYNN. KASEY MARLER IS ON ASSIGNMENT. WE BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON WITH A TRAFFIC ALERT. DISPATCHERS SAY A ROCK DRILLING TRUCK HAS OVERTURNED IN THE 11-HUNDRED BLOCK OF PINEY FLATS ROAD IN CARTER COUNTY. EMERGENCY CREWS SAY THE TRUCK WENT OFF THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. THEY TELL US THE DRIVER HAS BEEN TAKEN TO JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER. CREWS ALSO SAY THE TRUCK IS LEAKING DIESEL FUEL. WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS DEVELOPING STORY AND WILL POST MORE DETAILS ON OUR WEBSITE “WJHL DOT COM”.

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