Port aux Basques RCMP responded to a report of a tractor trailer in the ditch in the Wreckhouse area of the TCH at approximately 1013pm on Nov. 8 2012.
Winds in the area at the time were gusting over 100 kilometres per hour. The tractor trailer that was heading west on the TCH ended up on its side in the ditch. The lone male driver was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The RCMP reminds motorists, especially those driving high sided vehicles, to check weather reports for updates before venturing on the roads in the region.
A truck with Tennessee plates flipped during high wind conditions in the Wreckhouse area.