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Logging Truck Accident Near Camptonville

Highway 49 was blocked near Camptonville in Sierra County for awhile this afternoon (Monday), because of an accident involving a logging truck. Highway Patrol Officer Marc Morrison says the driver was hauling cut trees, and noticed the weight shifting in his trailer…

Listen to Marc Morrison 1

The trailer did overturn, blocking the southbound lane. Morrison says, though, that keeping the vehicle on the pavement turned out to be very fortunate…

Listen to Marc Morrison 2

It took a few hours to get the truck upright and off the roadway. Morrison says there was also a small fuel spill.

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