Semi-truck overturns near North Myrtle Beach
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:49:58 GMT —
An 18-wheeler carrying mulch overturned at the intersection of Highway 90 and Robert Edge Parkway just before 8:30 Wednesday morning.
The truck was making a left off Robert Edge Parkway onto Highway 90 when it flipped over on its side, according to North Myrtle Beach Battalion Fire Chief Dustin Overholser.
The truck spilled mulch and fuel onto the roadway.
It was carrying up to 100 gallons of fuel, but they haven't released how much of it spilled onto the road.
Hazmat crews are using sand to soak up the fuel.
All lanes were reopened just after Noon.
The driver was the only person in the truck. He was taken to Seacoast Medical Center in Loris for minor injuries.
The wreck is under investigation.
Horry County Police, Horry County Fire Rescue and the North Myrtle Beach Fire Department all responded.