Fedex truck dangles from bridge in the Tri-Cities area

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ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL/WKRN) – A Fedex tractor-trailer was seen hanging off the side of an overpass Sunday in the Tri-Cities area.

Virginia State Police say the driver somehow lost control and overturned the truck while heading south on Interstate 81 around 5:20 a.m.

The tractor-trailer was hauling double-trailers and the rear trailer ended up dangling partially off the bridge. .

Authorities have not said if weather conditions played a factor in the crash.

(Courtesy: Virginia State Police)

After safely removing the truck, traffic continued to be diverted while crews repaired the guardrail.

Hazmat crews were also called to the scene to manage leaking diesel fuel from the damaged truck.

Police say the driver was not injured and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.