Gravel truck overturns in Union County

WMSK News now has the details regarding a single-vehicle wreck in Union County that was reported during the noon hour Thursday.

Union County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Heady says deputies responded to US 60 West and State Route 492 around 12:15 p.m. where a gravel truck owned by Ratley’s Trucking Company had overturned. He says the driver, 40 year old Chris Girten, was traveling eastbound on US 60 West when he saw a car trying to make a left hand turn onto SR 492 and he was unable to stop and crossed the oncoming lane of traffic, causing the truck to overturn at the intersection.

According to Deputy Heady, Girten had a minor injury but refused medical attention.

The Union County Ambulance and Morganfield Rescue Squad also responded to the scene.

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