Tractor-trailer filled with Bush’s Beans tips over on Newport Highway, no injuries reported


GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Fire crews in Greene County said nobody was injured after a tractor-trailer tipped over on Newport Highway near Oregon Trail. 

According to Debusk Fire Chief George Peter, the truck was full of Bush’s Beans.

Peter said when fire crews arrived, the driver had made it out to the top of the truck.

They were able to use a ladder to get the driver to safety.

At one point Peter said the truck was leaking fluids.

THP was on scene investigating Tuesday afternoon.

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report, the driver of the tractor-trailer was going around a curve when he ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.

The tractor-trailer tipped over and the driver was cited with a warning for failure to maintain lane.

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