The police reported the accident just before 09 o’clock on Thursday.
The truck overturned on Namsosvegen by Dyrstad in Steinkjer municipality.
The fire brigade arrived at the scene after a short time, and released the driver who was trapped.
The man in his 20s was transported to Levanger Hospital by ambulance. He must not be seriously injured. No one else is involved in the accident.
Turned away from animals in the roadway – the car overturned
The man has told the police that he tried to turn away from some animals prior to the accident.
– He came too far out on the side of the road. When he withdrew, he skidded and the car overturned, explains Per Henrik Bykvist, operations manager in Trøndelag police district.
The car was across the road and blocked traffic. NRK’s reporter on the spot told about long queues. At 09.45 the road was reopened.
The truck overturn is the second traffic accident in Trøndelag on Thursday morning.
Collided after attempting to overtake
Four people have been sent to hospital after one collision between a trailer and a car in Grong.
According to the police, the car must have tried to drive past the trailer.
No one should be seriously injured.
The accident happened on county road 775 between Høylandet and Gartland. The road was closed, but is now open for traffic again.