Around 11:15 a.m. on Monday, April 22, Charlton County rescue personnel responded to an accident on U.S. Highway 1, near mile marker 15 and near Racepond. Initial reports indicate an accident between a semi-truck hauling logs and another vehicle. The semi overturned and was engulfed in flames. As of press time no other details have been released. Pictured above is the semi on fire. Pictured right is view from Carter Community Road of the traffic backed up on U.S. 1 due to the accident.