Log truck overturns on Suffolk road

Photo courtesy: City of Suffolk
Photo courtesy: City of Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A log truck overturned in Suffolk Friday afternoon, causing the logs and some fuel to spill.

The accident happened in the 8300 block of Gates Road just before 11 a.m. The driver, 41-year-old Lamont Leathers, was ticketed for Reckless Driving – Failure to Maintain Control. Leathers was not injured.

Detour signs were posted at Corinth Chapel Road at Gates Road and Camp Pond at Gates Road while crews worked to clean up the load and remove the vehicle from the road.

The road reopened to traffic at 4 p.m.

Photo courtesy: City of Suffolk
Photo courtesy: City of Suffolk