Truck carrying frozen chicken overturns

February 9, 2019--6:30 p.m.

Staff reports

A truck carrying 47,000 pounds of frozen chicken tipped over on Cartersville Hwy near Hine Road Saturday afternoon. reports:

"According to Sgt. Penny with Floyd County Police, the truck was traveling eastbound when the driver attempted to make a U-turn at Hines Road. The truck’s weight shifted causing it to roll over on its side down the embankment. The driver of the truck was transported to the hospital to be check-out, but she appeared to be uninjured."

Highway 411 in the area was reduced to one lane coming into Rome for much of the afternoon and into the evening.

Floyd County Police Department photo


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