Log Truck Losses Its Load Near Douglass

A log truck accident Monday afternoon sent the truck driver to the hospital. Emett Williamson of Lufkin was traveling on Highway 21 just west of Douglass when his trailer left the roadway and overturned as he was taking a curve.

Troopers say the driver may have suffered a broken leg. He was taken to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Traffic on Highway 21 was backed up as crews cleaned up the scene.