BENSON — The Orwell Volunteer Fire Department was toned out for a tractor-trailer accident on Rt 22A just north of the Benson town line yesterday morning.
According to unofficial reports from the scene, a southbound grain truck went into the ditch to avoid a tractor-trailer in his lane.
No other vehicles were involved.
No injuries were reported.
Route 22A was shut down in both directions for nearly 5 hours before reopening for alternating single-lane traffic.
Benson Fire assisted with northbound traffic control.
Middlebury Regional Emergency & Medical Services, Inc., The Middlebury Fire Department Heavy Rescue, Vermont DMV Traffic Enforcement, Vermont State Police, Castleton Police Department, and Green Mountain Power were all on the scene.