Tractor trailer overturns, hits vehicle at highway intersection

POSTED: 12:15 PM Oct 02 2013   UPDATED: 2:45 PM Oct 02 2013

A tractor trailer accident closed three lanes of Highway 43 heading toward Greenville in the lunch hour.

Officials say a tractor trailer with two containers on the back overturned around 11:30 a.m.  Another vehicle was also involved at the intersection of Highway 55 and Highway 43 in Craven County, just outside of New Bern.

The cause of the the tractor trailer overturning is unknown; it's unclear what or who caused the crash.

No major injuries have been reported.