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McDowell Tractor Trailer Accident

MCDOWELL COUNTY (WVVA) - An eighteen wheeler semi truck traveling north on route fifty two crashed and rolled over on it's top near Eckman in McDowell County.

The truck owned by S&M transit of Christiansburg, Va was carrying rock dust when the driver, who remains unidentified, lost control and rolled it over pinning the him. 

According to Sheriff Martin West it took rescuers and hour to free the man.

The Sheriff added that the driver was complaining of his legs and chest hurting but he was conscious. 

He was transported to Welch Emergency Hospital with undetermined injuries.

The Sheriff says the accident is still under investigation. We will bring you more information as we get it.

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