Man saved in swift water rescue after tractor-trailer accident

Posted at 5:22 PM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-21 18:22:51-05

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) -- — A man was saved Friday afternoon after the tractor-trailer he was driving rolled over into a creek in Wilson County.

Wilson County EMA Directory Joey Cooper says the accident happened between Watertown and Statesville on Smith Fork Creek.

The driver was found standing on top of the truck and stayed there for about an hour before he was rescued by the Wilson County EMA swift water rescue team.

The truck was carrying several propane tanks.

The truck driver's name has not been released.