Semi-tractor rollover accident on U.S. 2

WAUCEDAH TOWNSHIP — A semi-tractor and trailer that was hauling logs rolled over on U.S. 2 near Kellerman Road in Waucedah Township in Dickinson County. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post responded to the call around 9:35 a.m.

The vehicle was travelling eastbound on U.S. 2 when it drove onto the shoulder. When the driver attempted to steer back on the road, the vehicle overturned, spilling the load of logs onto the road.

The 33 year-old drier of the vehicle was wearing his seat belt and was not injured in the accident. He was cited for careless driving and a defective equipment citation was issued to the trucking company.

The Dickinson County Road Commission, Norway Fire Department, North Alert Ambulance and Denny Olson Trucking assisted on the scene.