Tractor-trailer shuts down intersection in St. Johnsbury

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St. JOHNSBURY — A tractor-trailer blocked an intersection in St. Johnsbury last night.

Police were notified that the rig went off the road and was completely blocking the road at around 11:24 p.m.

According to the report, 38-year-old Tariq Elshabba from Patterson, New Jersey, got lost and attempted to make a turn at the intersection of Mt. Pisgah and Lackey Hill Road.

While attempting to turn he hit ice and slid into a lawn.

Police say B&B Towing responded to the scene to remove the vehicle.

The intersection was blocked for one and a half hours.