Overturned tractor-trailer closes section of Hwy 53
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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