Accident Closes Road

An overturned truck, and tons of logs littered parts of Highway 301 in Nash County Wednesday morning, forcing the road to close. State Highway Patrol troopers say a tractor trailer carrying logs went off the side of the road and overturned on a bridge in between the Nash county towns of Whitakers and Battleboro. Luckily the driver of the truck was not injured, and mother nature was spared as well. No other vehicles were involved. The driver, Edmond Schwartz, was cited for losing control in his lane. Department of Transportation officials say, the wreck did about $20,000 worth of damage to the bridge and about $30,000 to the truck itself.