• Black ice causes truck accident, ink spill in Vt.
    The Associated Press | February 12,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Vermont State Police say one lane is open on Route 78 in Alburgh where a tractor-trailer truck crashed on an icy road, spilling barrels carrying black ink.

    Route 78 was closed shortly after the crash, reported about 2 a.m. Tuesday.

    Police say one lane was re-opened at about 8:45 a.m., although it will be several hours before the crash is completely cleaned up.

    Police say the driver hit black ice, causing the unit to spin, cross the double yellow line and travel off the shoulder. A load of 50-gallon barrels came out of the back of the trailer.

    Police say the ink is inflammable.

    The driver suffered minor injuries to his head and arm
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    In sifting through my ever expanding Pocket queue of things I’ve been meaning to read, I found... Full Story
    An eyewitness said a female driver struck a pedestrian near Wal-Mart downtown. Full Story
    A lack of transparency and breach of trust was on the mind of many as the Rutland... Full Story
    Board of Aldermen question refugee representatives
    More Articles