Road reopened after hog truck overturns

Published 3:58 pm Saturday, May 9, 2020

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Carolina Road has reopened in both directions after being closed for about six hours due to an overturned hog truck.

The single-vehicle crash happened about 8:16 a.m. Saturday, according to a city press release. It happened in the 1300 block of Carolina Road near Airport Road.

The truck was carrying about 180 hogs.

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Both northbound and southbound Carolina Road were closed between Turlington Road and Airport Road.

Suffolk Animal Control and Suffolk Public Works were on scene as well as Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.