Tractor trailer overturns on I-81 in Va.

8:50 AM, Oct 7, 2013   |    comments
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WINCHESTER, Va. (WUSA9) -- A tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 81 southbound in Winchester, Va. on Monday morning.

The accident happened at approximately 8:20 a.m. at mile marker 314.

Virginia State Police say a preliminary investigation show the accident may be weather related. A VSP spokesperson told TV3 in Winchester that the truck was empy when a gust of wind came through and pushed the truck off the road. The driver overcorrected and the tractor trailer overturned, says the spokesperson.

TV3 reports that the driver was taken to Winchester Medical Center with minor injuries.

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