Semi swerves to miss animal, tips over

A semi-truck overturns on US 24 on Wednesday, November 23.
A semi-truck overturns on US 24 on Wednesday, November 23.

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A semi-truck overturned early Wednesday morning on US 24 near the Allen-Whitley County border. The crash happened at about 1:15 a.m. in the 15000 block of West Jefferson Bouelvard/US 24.

The driver told officers he swerved to miss an animal and the semi tipped over on its side. A load of metal scaffolding spilled onto the side of the road.

One lane of the highway remains closed.