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Overturned dump truck blocking traffic in Tacoma

Crew works to clear overturned dump truck

Crews respond to an overturned dump truck that spilled a load of gravel near the intersection of 19th Street and Market in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
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Crews respond to an overturned dump truck that spilled a load of gravel near the intersection of 19th Street and Market in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

A dump truck loaded with gravel overturned Friday morning near the intersection of 19th Street and Market, Tacoma Fire spokesman Joe Meinecke said.

The truck spilled its load and “it could take some time to clear the scene,” Meinecke said. The driver suffered minor injuries, he said. Drivers are recommended to avoid the area.

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