No injuries after tractor-trailer crashes into building

Published 7:17 pm Monday, December 7, 2020

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No one was injured Monday after a tractor-trailer making a delivery to a south Suffolk business struck the façade of a building, causing it to collapse.

The tractor-trailer was making a delivery just after 1 p.m. at Roger Fowler Sales & Service in the 8700 block of Whaleyville Boulevard near the North Carolina line when it struck the façade, according to a news release.

The Department of Planning and Community Development inspected the building and deemed it an unsafe structure.

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The southbound lane of Whaleyville Boulevard was closed for about an hour following the incident.