1 injured when box truck rolls near South Haven

Southwest Michigan
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Emergency responders work to extricate a truck driver after a crash on Blue Star Highway near the Black River on Oct. 8, 2019.

SOUTH HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A truck driver was hospitalized Tuesday after a rollover crash north of South Haven.

It happened around 1:40 p.m. on Blue Star Highway near the Black River in South Haven Township.

South Haven Area Emergency Services says a large box truck swerved to avoid another vehicle hauling a trailer that was pulling onto the highway. The box truck the other vehicle’s trailer and tipped onto its side.

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Emergency responders work to extricate a truck driver after a crash on Blue Star Highway near the Black River on Oct. 8, 2019.

Emergency responders had to free the driver from the box truck. He was taken to the hospital; his condition was not known later Tuesday.

The truck’s box was damaged in the crash and its cargo was spilled across the highway.

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