18-wheeler overturns in Beltline curve

Published 9:15 am Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Beltline Drive was temporarily blocked in Brookhaven Tuesday as wreckers to recover an overturned 18-wheeler.

No injuries were reported in the Tuesday morning wreck that occurred in the curve by Hansel King Sportsplex just before 9 a.m.

A Walmart truck traveling west through the curve left the roadway and tipped over onto the grass.

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Brookhaven Police officers responded, and Davis Wrecker Service recovered the vehicle.

Bystanders said though it appeared the truck may have been traveling too fast into the curve, the area is a dangerous curve, having been the site of several previous wrecks.