Semitrailer overturns, spilling soybeans on the road

LPD blocking traffic for a overturned Simi-trailer. (WLFI Photo)
LPD blocking traffic for a overturned Simi-trailer. (WLFI Photo)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A semitrailer overturned Monday evening, causing soybeans to spill on the roadway.

It happened just after 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Teal Road West and Old U.S. 231.

Lafayette police said the semi was traveling north on U.S. 231, when it attempted to turn onto Teal Road. Officials said for an unknown reason, the trailer started to shift and overturned.

The westbound lanes of Teal Road were closed until crews got the scene cleared.

No injuries were reported in the incident.