Semi carrying meat products rolls over on I-80

Posted at 2:47 PM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-11 15:52:39-04

According to a release by the Council Bluffs Police Department, a Peterbilt semi fully loaded with meat products lost control and sideswiped a barrier on I-80 Tuesday morning. 

After hitting the barrier, the vehicle overturned on its side and skidded across four lanes of on-coming traffic before hitting a light pole.

The driver of the vehicle, David Raper, was charged with failure to maintain control. Council Bluffs Police alongside the Iowa State Patrol are investigating the crash.