A garbage truck entered the ditch and overturned Monday about 10:45 a.m. south of Perry.
The driver, an employee of Walters Sanitary Service Inc. of Boone, was examined at the scene by the Dallas County EMS.
The vehicle was eastbound in the 18800 block of 170th Street near the Fazel Wildlife Area and approaching J Avenue when it entered the south ditch.
The cause of the mishap in under investigation by the Dallas County Sheriff’s office.
The Perry Volunteer Fire Department also responded. No hazardous substances were spilled.
ThePerryNews.com will update this story as information becomes available.