Road cleared after overturned 18-wheeler blocked Highway 431 in Boaz

Northeast Alabama

UPDATE: According to a post, Highway 431 is cleared.

BOAZ, Ala. – Boaz Police advised drivers to avoid Highway 431 Monday morning.

According to a Facebook post from the department, an 18-wheeler overturned on the highway at Henderson Road.

Initially, the highway was completely closed.

One northbound lane was reopened by 6:44 a.m.

Amazingly, Boaz Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler, which was hauling scrap metal, was uninjured.

One southbound lane was open by 7:55 a.m.

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