Truck Over Turns In Boones Mill

Boones Mill, VA - State Police are investigating an accident in Franklin County the slowed down traffic on US 220 for much of Monday.

One lane of northbound 220 stayed closed until 3 p.m., while crews cleaned up an overturned tractor trailer.

The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. in Boones Mill.

The truck, which was en route to Roanoke from Rocky Mount was carrying scrap metal.

Troopers say the driver Michael Powell Jr., 55, of Sandy Level, ran off the right side of the road causing the trailer to overturn.

Powell was taken to the hospital.

No charges will be filled.