UPDATE: Man trapped after log truck accident in Perry County

UPDATE: Man trapped after log truck accident in Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A log truck overturned on Mississippi 29 in Perry County Friday morning, trapping the driver.

The driver, James A. Bender, 60, was freed from the truck around noon and transferred to Forrest General Hospital.

Oschner's life helicopter is on the scene, as well as MHP and emergency vehicles. Officials are working to remove the man from the truck at this time.

Logs are scattered all over the road, and motorists are urged to avoid the area until the scene is cleared, according to Brent Barfield with MHP's Troop J.

According to Barfield, Mississippi 29 will be shut down for quite some time.