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      Semi-trailer overturns on Liberty Expressway exit

      The Albany Fire Department and the Albany Police Department are on scene after an semi-trailer overturned on exit 5B at Jefferson Street and the Liberty Expressway.

      Officials with the Albany Fire Department tell FOX31 News, that the 18-wheeler was getting off Liberty Expressway on Jefferson Street when the heavy load it was carrying shifted and caused the semi to turn over on its left side.

      AFD says they aren't sure if speeding played a factor in the accident.

      The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries and did not go to the hospital.

      The exit remained closed until the truck was removed.

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