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Rolled double long semi shuts section of José María Morelos highway

José María Morelos, Q. R. — A section of highway was shut Friday after a double long semi rolled. The unit ended up overturned on the José María Morelos-Chetumal highway leaving the road impassable.

Authroities were at the scene for several hours as they worked to upright the cab and two trailers. The accident was reported at aound 4:00 a.m. on a highway corner.

National Guard were first on scene to deal with the federal highway incident, which initially included the rerouting of traffic. By the time daylight broke, the unit was towed and that section of highway reopened.

The driver was not injured. It is not known how he lost control and caused his unit to become overturned.