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Crews right flipped semi on I-84 after hours of backups

No one was hurt, but the wreck is causing major backups.

MERIDIAN -- A semi truck crash on eastbound Interstate 84 that caused traffic to snarl for hours Tuesday morning has been cleared.

The crash happened a little after 5 a.m. on just before Eagle Road.

Idaho State Police say 52-year-old Roger Silvey of Apache Junction, Arizona was headed east in a semi hauling produce when he drove off the right shoulder. Silvey overcorrected, rolling the semi.

The semi truck landed on its side across several lanes of the interstate, blocking three lanes for more than four hours through the morning commute. At one point, traffic congestion behind the crash stretched back all the way into Nampa for eastbound drivers.

Crews used a crane to flip a semi back onto its wheels, and ultimately were able to move it off the roadway.

Silvey was wearing his seatbelt, and wasn't hurt in the crash.

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