Driver Airlifted After Cement Truck Overturns in Jacksonville, Loses Load

Crews spent the afternoon cleaning up wet cement after a cement truck driver lost control and overturned the truck.

Highway Patrol says Kenneth Cook, 49 was headed west Ramsey Road on the north end of Jacksonville around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Troopers say Cook ran off the road to the right and over-corrected. The truck came to rest on its side, blocking the east lane.

Cook was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center though his injuries are not considered life threatening, according to troopers.

Troopers say charges are pending against the driver.

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