Police in North Carolina say that a truck driver survived after losing control on an icy highway bridge over the weekend.
The incident happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, in Durham, North Carolina.
A tractor trailer traveling on Highway 147 over 15-501 northbound fell off the slick overpass and came to a stop with the trailer propped vertically against the bridge.
The cab of the truck sustained major damage during the single vehicle crash.
In Durham a truck is hanging from the I47 overpass over NC 15-501 in Durham. Still waiting to hear what the condition is on the driver of the truck. @WNCN #ncwx pic.twitter.com/DIZygvP2D6
— Crystal Price (@CrystalWNCN) January 16, 2022
The Durham Police Department said that the truck driver was treated for injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening.
Highways reopen after tractor-trailer falls from Durham overpass, trailer leans against bridge https://t.co/QnX8SaDAXl pic.twitter.com/tjG0eAsLjc
— Crystal Price (@CrystalWNCN) January 17, 2022
Winter Storm Izzy wreaked havoc on travel in the southeastern U.S. over the weekend, causing hundreds of crashes and leaving hundreds of thousands of Americans without power.