Big Rig overturns on Norrish Road


chp badgeEL CENTRO – The California Highway Patrol were called out to Norrish Road, west of Webb, on May 20, around 1:00 p.m.

Marco Samano, 35 of Brawley, had been driving east on Norrish with his big rig, a 2000 International, when he began to drift right and he entered the dirt right shoulder.

Samano overcorrected his steering and then traveled across both lanes of traffic before overturning on the left dirt shoulder.

The tractor and trailer rig came to rest on its roof, trapping the driver.

The driver was extracted by Imperial County Fire Department personnel and was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center.

The accident is still under investigation.