A logging truck was involved in an accident Thursday morning that blocked both lanes of Highway 6.

Logging truck blocks highway in accident south of Nelson

An accident involving and logging truck and a pick up shut down the highway south of Nelson Thursday morning.

An accident involving and logging truck and a pick up shut down the highway south of Nelson Thursday morning at 8:19 a.m.

Nelson Fire Department reports “luckily there were no injuries” in the incident that caused significant damage to the pick-up truck and saw the logging truck completely blocking both lanes of Highway 6.

“Once the scene was determined to be safe the responding crew set up traffic control, rerouting light vehicle traffic through Perrier Lane,” said Cpt. Jeff Herbert in a release.

A tow truck company removed the logging truck without causing additional damage.

“Nelson Fire Rescue would like to remind motorists to drive to the conditions and pay extra attention to other motorists. Reduced visibility and increased stopping distances due to weather changes are common this time of year,” said Herbert.

 

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