Tractor trailer carrying frozen chicken rolls over in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A tractor trailer carrying frozen chicken rolled over Tuesday night in Macon.

The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Eisenhower Parkway and Broadway. Lt. Sean DeFoe with the Bibb Sheriff’s Office tells 41NBC the driver, 27-year-old Orieveance Patterson, was trying to turn left onto Eisenhower Parkway when the load in his truck shifted and caused the the tractor trailer to roll over.

Two passengers were also inside the truck, 27-year-old Witney Smith and a two-year-old boy. DeFoe says the child was sent to the hospital with a couple of scratches. No other injures were reported.

DeFoe says Patterson is not facing any traffic violations.

Portions of Eisenhower Parkway and Broadway were blocked off as crews cleared the scene.

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