Breaking: Accident in Avon roundabout at Avon Road cleared, road open
UPDATE: Avon Road reopened in both directions at 3:45 p.m.
UPDATE: At 2:41 p.m., the EC Alert system issued an update for this accident. Both northbound and southbound lanes of Avon Road between roundabout No. 4 and Riverfront Lane are now closed.
At 1:40 p.m. Thursday, May 11, the EC Alert system issued an alert that a truck had rolled onto its side in the second roundabout on Avon Road. Avon Road is closed northbound from U.S. Highway 6 to roundabout No. 4. Expect delays. Authorities recommend using caution in the area.
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The tragic incident left a nearby camper wondering if more could be done to remove dead-standing trees from popular camping areas.