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Tractor-trailer overturns near Sheet Harbour, N.S., driver airlifted to hospital

Tractor-trailer overturns near Sheet Harbour, N.S., driver airlifted to hospital - image
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A tractor-trailer overturned this morning along a Nova Scotia highway.

The accident happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Highway 375 in Malay Falls, about 10 kilometers from Sheet Harbour, N.S.

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Police say a tractor-trailer was hauling wood chips when it left the highway and ended up in the ditch on its roof.

EHS LifeFlight was called and driver is being transported to hospital with undetermined injuries.

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An RCMP collision analyst is working to piece together what led to the accident.

The highway is expected to be closed for several hours.

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