Crash Shuts Down US 301 - 38,000 Pounds of Frozen Food on Board
by Frank Hammon
posted Apr 25 2013 9:55AM
38,000 pounds of frozen food blocked US 301 in Port Royal most of this morning after a tractor trailer overturned.
State police report the accident happened just after 5 am. when the driver of the rig went off the right side of the southbound lanes. The truck ran into a ditch and turned onto the driver's side.
52-year-old Lynn D. Porter of Portsmouth suffered minor injuries and was taken to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Porter is charged reckless driving - failure to maintain proper control.
The crash remains under investigation.