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Two Injured In Overturned Tractor Accident

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(KTVI) – The driver of an overturned tractor trailer was taken to an area hospital Friday after the big rig left the roadway and turned on its side.

Authorities say the accident happened in the Eastbound lanes of I-270 just east of the Canal Bridge near Granite City.

Around 8:15 a.m. the tractor trailer broke through the barrier down to a construction road and overturned. EMS crews treated two people at the scene. One was believed to be the truck driver.