Tractor-trailer accident injures driver

December 14, 2016

PHOTOS BY BOB ROCHE
An 18-wheeler flipped Wednesday on the ramp to Route 128 North from Route 1 in Peabody. The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries, according to police.

PEABODY — A tractor-trailer carrying trash rolled over Wednesday on the ramp to Route 128 North from Route 1 causing minor injuries to the driver, according to Peabody Police.

Peabody Mass. Dec.14 2016 rollover. State Police looking over the trailer.Bob Roche

Authorities respond to the scene of a rollover crash involving an 18-wheeler Wednesday in Peabody.

The driver was briefly trapped inside. But emergency responders were able to free him and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to Capt. Dennis Bonaiuto.

Police said the 18-wheeler was not speeding when the single-vehicle accident occurred at about 1:04 p.m. The incident is under investigation by State Police.