Update: Overturned FedEx truck delays traffic on I-75
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe County Fire and EMS responded to the accident.
Authorities tells 41NBC the semi-truck was hauling two trailers. According to the driver, the back trailer got loose and he started losing control. He tried to regain control, locked his brakes, and hit a median wall.
The truck was destroyed and packages spilled across several lanes of the interstate.
Monroe County Fire and EMS says there are no fatalities. The sheriff’s officer says a passenger in the semi-truck was sent to a the hospital for treatment.
According to the sheriff’s office, the Georgia Department of Transportation is in charge of the clean up efforts.
Traffic moved slowly while the scene was cleared.