NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – A tractor trailer carrying plywood overturned on U.S. 421 Wednesday afternoon.
Video sent to WECT by BFPE International shows the moment that the truck flipped onto its side.
According to the State Highway Patrol, the driver was coming off the I-140 ramp and turning onto U.S. 421 when the wreck took place.
U.S. 421 was closed in both directions for more than an hour after plywood spilled across the roadway.
No major injuries were reported.
According to the State Highway Patrol, the driver was charged with failure to yield. The driver told law enforcement that his brakes failed.
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