Truck Carrying Explosives Crashes In Onslow County

State troopers are on the scene of a accident involving a truck carrying military explosives outside of Jacksonville.

First Sergeant David Oglesby tells WITN News that the crash happened just before 4:00 p.m. on Highway 17 north of Jacksonville near Kellum Loop Road.

Oglesby says the 18-wheeler had minimal explosives on board, and there is no danger at this point.

He says it appears the other driver fell asleep and struck the tractor trailer.

Stay with WITN News and for more on this developing story.

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