Crane wreck causes road closure in Laurel Springs

By Alan Bulluck

July 23, 2014

A crane overturned as it was traveling along N.C. 88 East, between Ore Knob Mine and Little Peak Creek roads on Wednesday, July 23.

The accident occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. and caused a road closure that lasted until the crane was removed and the scene was cleared at approximately 6:30 p.m.

No injuries occurred in the accident.

First responders were the Laurel Springs Volunteer Fire Department and the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

Alan Bulluck can be reached at (336) 846-7164 or on Twitter @albulluck.