18-wheeler hauling bricks overturns on Gates Road
Suffolk, Va. – The Suffolk Police Department and Suffolk Fire & Rescue team responded to two separate accidents which have caused some issues with detours and closures of affected roadways, officials tell NewsChannel 3.
Emergency Communications received a call at 12:33 p.m. on Tuesday regarding an overturned 18-wheeler in the 7900 block of Gates Road.
One lane of traffic is currently shut down in that area as the roadway is cleared.
The truck was hauling a load of bricks.
There were no injuries and the accident is under investigation.
Rescue units also responded to a single vehicle accident which occurred at 12:48 p.m. involving a passenger vehicle which struck a Dominion Virginia Power pole at the intersection of Wilroy Road and Nansemond Parkway.
The female driver, the lone occupant of the vehicle, declined medical treatment, officials say.
A detour is currently in place at Progress Road up to Wilroy Road.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.