Overturned semi disrupts interstate traffic

Published: Nov. 5, 2017 at 7:11 AM CST
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A semi hauling lumber overturned on the Southbound I-680 ramp to Eastbound 80 Sunday morning, littering the interstate with lumber and shutting down traffic.

All lanes were initially blocked as Omaha Police and the Nebraska State Patrol responded to the scene.

According to initial information, one person was reportedly injured although the nature and extent of injury was not clear.

Interstate Crash

Eastbound traffic on Interstate 80 was shut down as crews began clearing debris from the pavement and authorities began investigating what happened,.

The crash was reported around 7 a.m.

A tow truck was called in to right the truck and get the vehicle out of the traffic lanes.

OPD Officer Mike Bossman tweeted from the scene, "First step, get it back on its wheels. Long way to go before its open though."