Truck Carrying Grapes Overturns in Wheatfield

8:14 PM, Jan 26, 2013   |    comments
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WHEATFIELD, N.Y. - Crews worked Saturday afternoon to clean up an overturned tractor trailer off Route 425 near Slusaric Road and Hill Road.

Investigators say a tractor trailer carrying 24,000 lbs. of grapes had gone off the side of the road just after 3:00 a.m.

Niagara County Sherriffs say the tractor trailer hit a power line and then turned on its side, spilling the grapes.

Police say the driver, Sung Lee, of Ontario, was treated for minor injuries.

NITTEC reports that Route 425 northbound and southbound is closed between Hill Road and Slusaric Road is now back open.

Police say they are still investigating what caused the accident.


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