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Overturned tractor-trailer closes section of Hwy 53

A tractor-trailer overturned on the highway about three miles southwest of Atkinson
A tractor-trailer overturned on the highway about three miles southwest of Atkinson(WOWT)
Published: Jun. 10, 2022 at 1:54 PM EDT
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ATKINSON, N.C. (WECT) - A section of Hwy 53 near the intersection with Slocum Trail is closed after a tractor-trailer overturned around 1:15 p.m. Friday.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the accident happened on the highway about three miles southwest of Atkinson.

Dispatch confirmed to PCSO there was an “entrapment” of a person. The road is closed at that intersection while emergency personnel work to clear the scene.

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