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Driver taken to hospital after rollover accident


An East Texas man was taken to the hospital after his truck overturned in Tyler Wednesday morning.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Old Jacksonville Highway and Grande Boulevard.

The man was driving his 16 foot-long box-truck southbound on Old Jacksonville Hwy. when he said the traffic light at the intersection turned yellow. He hit the brake pedal, lost control of the truck, and fish tailed. The box-truck then struck a trailer being pulled by a pickup-truck in the next lane and overturned. 

The driver of the box-truck was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

He was ticketed for failure to control speed.

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