Log truck overturns on I-59 in Jones County - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Log truck overturns on I-59 in Jones County

JONES COUNTY (WDAM)  A log truck overturned on I-59 in Jones County Friday afternoon. The accident occurred at around noon in the southbound lane at mile marker 97.

Authorities say the driver of the 18-wheeler lost control when he apparently took the turn to quickly while entering the highway. The truck rolled onto its side spilling its cargo on the roadway.

The two southbound outside lanes and one northbound outside lane were blocked for about two-hours while the logs and 18-wheeler were removed from the highway.

The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

The Laurel Police, Jones County Emergency Management, and Emserv all worked the scene.

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