Fire crews and hazmat respond to overturned tanker on US 421

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Ramp temporarily closed after tanker truck overturns (Photo: Tanner Barth/WWAY)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — An 18-wheeler overturned while attempting to turn onto Interstate 140 in New Hanover County.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. at US 421 and I-140.

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Investigators say the driver of the tanker only had minor injuries.

The tanker was carrying liquid waste. NC hazmat crews responded to the scene for clean up.

The NC Highway Patrol said the crash is under investigation.