18-Wheeler Overturns in Paragould

PARAGOULD, AR - An 18-wheeler truck overturned in Paragould this morning, disrupting the traffic flow on U.S. 49 for a period of time.

A Paragould PD spokesman said the accident occured at 10:30 a.m. when a truck driven by 60-year-old Freddie Muse of Brookland overturned as Muse attempted to make a right turn onto 49 from Hwy. 135.  As he attempted to do so, the trailer's load shifted, causing the rig to overturn.

Muse was taken to Arkansas Methodist Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.