Overturned big-rig tangles I-20 traffic in Augusta
Published: May. 22, 2023 at 4:15 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A tractor-trailer overturned Monday afternoon along eastbound Interstate 20, leading to major slowdowns ahead of rush hour.
Just after 4 p.m., the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said its traffic division was at eastbound I-20 near mile marker 197, just east of the Walton Way entrance ramp.
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The tractor-trailer was hauling gravel when it overturned, spilling its cargo, oil and diesel fuel onto the roadway.
The entrance ramp was closed for a time.
However, traffic appeared to be moving normally later.
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