Update: Driver escapes tanker truck accident with minor injuries

Police were called to the scene of an overturned tanker truck at Highway 51 and Fite Rd. Road Friday afternoon.

Investigators say a truck driver walked away from the serious accident with only minor injuries.

The driver of the tractor trailer says another driver was swerving, slammed on the brakes, and made a sharp turn.

The truck driver drove into the median to avoid the car and hit a ditch and turned over.

The cab was crumpled and the driver says he's glad to be alive.

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