18-wheeler overturned Friday morning on Hwy 31 in Morgan County

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – An 18-wheeler overturned while taking the exit from I-65 to HWY 31.

The truck overturned at the Lacon  Exit, 381, in South Morgan County spilling wood pallets across the road. According to ALEA, the driver said he was unable to stop and swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle.

Officials say the driver was heading Southbound but the wood spilled into the Northbound lanes too. The road was cleared within an hour, according to officials.

No one was injured.

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