TRAFFIC ALERT: One sent to hospital after log truck accident

TRAFFIC ALERT: One sent to hospital after log truck accident

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One person was sent to a local hospital Wednesday morning after an 18-wheeler was involved in a rollover accident.

According to officials on scene, the log truck left the road on the I-59 ramp from Highway 98 westbound and flipped over.

The driver was taken to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Crews are on scene now, and traffic should be clear in about an hour.

Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling the area.