Log truck overturns on bridge, closing I-575 in both directions

Log truck overturns on bridge, closing I-575 in both directions

Tractor trailer carrying logs overturns on bridge over I-575.

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — A log truck overturned on a bridge in Cherokee County, closing I-575 in both directions Monday.

The 18-wheeler was carrying logs on Lower Bethany Road when it tipped over just before 1 p.m. One car was hit and the driver has minor injuries.

NewsChopper 2 over the scene showed logs spilled into both the northbound and southbound lanes.

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Cars were turned around as crews worked to clean up the mess.

The interstate was reopened around 2:30 p.m.