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Semi rollover stops Floresville traffic


Semi rollover stops Floresville traffic
Members of the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department assess the scene Aug. 27, after a tractor-trailer rig hauling hay overturned at the intersection of U.S. 181 and S.H. 97 W. in Floresville during morning drive time.


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Wilson County News
August 27, 2014, 10:06am
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Morning traffic in Floresville is diverted today, after a tractor-trailer rig loaded with round hay bales overturned just before 9 a.m.

According to Officer Kevin Swinehart of the Floresville Police Department, Michael Coulter, 62, of Joshua, Texas, was southbound on 10th Street (U.S. 181), and failed to control his speed as he turned onto S.H. 97 W. His load shifted, causing the tractor-trailer to roll onto its side onto the shoulder of the eastbound lane of S.H. 97. Traffic was diverted onto D and Sixth Streets in the accident’s wake.

Coulter suffered a minor abrasion, but there were no other injuries, Swinehart said.

“He was very, very lucky there were no cars in the eastbound lane,” Swinehart said.

A tow truck is en route to right the rig, at which time the roads may be closed.
 


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GetReal  
Floresville  
August 27 at 10:48am
 
 
I saw this truck westbound on HWY 97 east of FM 539 prior to the rollover & his load did not appear to be secured properly at that point. I am glad no one was seriously ... Read More Read More
 

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