Tractor trailer spills wood and oil on roadway

State Route 274 in Floyd was closed for several hours after a tractor trailer overturns, spilling lumber and oil on roadway.

Posted: Nov 23, 2018 11:16 PM

FLOYD- Around 3 p.m. on Friday, crews were called to an accident on State Route 274 in the Town of Floyd and found a tractor trailer overturned in a ditch.

Deputies said the tractor trailer had a load of lumber, and oil dislodged onto the road. They said Nicholas Hughes, 26, of Norwich was driving the vehicle and failed to stay in his lane. They said he went off the road into a ditch, and the tractor trailer landed on it's roof.

No one was injured, but hughes was issued a traffic ticket for failure to maintain the lane, and operating an uninspected vehicle.

Notifications were made to ENCON for any additional fuel that was dislodged during the accident.

Deputies were assisted on scene by New York State Police, Floyd Fire Department and Holland Patent Fire Department.

The roadway is open to all traffic.

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