HAMPTON, NH (CBS) – A truck carrying 30,000 pounds of bananas crashed Saturday morning and police say the driver was going too fast.

New Hampshire State Police said in a statement that Jose Fernandes, 34 of Chelsea, was driving north on Interstate 95 near Hampton, NH when he lost control of the truck in the snow.

banana truck 2 Truck With 30,000 Pounds Of Bananas Flips Over On I 95 In NH

Cranes on the scene of the banana truck rollover. (Photo credit New Hampshire State Police)

The trailer spun on the slippery road and caused the truck to roll over onto the highway. Police had to block the northbound side for three hours.

Fernandes was taken to Exeter Hospital where he was treated for what police called “non-life-threatening injuries.”


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