Log Truck overturns on Gandy Parkway in Petal

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - A log truck overturned and spilled its load Thursday morning on the on-ramp to the westbound lanes of the Evelyn Gandy Parkway at Highway 11 in Petal.

The accident happened about 11:30 a.m. The driver told authorities he felt the load shift in the curve and when he tried to apply the brakes the truck and trailer rolled over spilling the load off the side of the road. The driver complained of minor injuries and was taken to Forrest General Hospital.

Petal police have blocked off the on-ramp to the Gandy until the truck and logs can be removed.

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