Tractor trailer accident in Perry County backs up traffic

A tractor-trailer hauling garbage overturned in Perry County Monday morning, creating a traffic nightmare for some drivers.

The accident happened on Highway 15 just after seven.

Police say the driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to Hazard ARH with minor injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.

Clean-up efforts got underway immediately but took nearly eight hours until all the debris was cleared from the road.

Police say they are investigating to determine the cause of the accident.


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