A truck carrying sewer sludge overturned on Va. 24 this morning, spilling a small amount of its load.
According to Virginia State Police, Michael Branch, 54, of Bassett was driving east in a 2004 Peterbilt truck, belonging to B and B Trucking Company of Bassett, pulling a tanker-type trailer fully loaded with sludge. He came around a sharp curve, went off the road, hit an embankment and rolled over.
Branch, who was wearing his seatbelt, suffered minor injuries and was not transported for treatment. He has been charged with reckless driving.
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