According to a report from the Grayson County Sheriff Department, Ronald Hall, 56, of Fordsville, was traveling north on Anneta Road Monday morning, Aug 1, around 11 a.m. and ran the semi off the right side of the road.
In am attempt to get the vehicle back on the roadway, Hall over corrected, lost control of the semi and it overturned, losing the load of lumber, reported Chief Deputy Tony Willen.
Anetta Road was closed for several hours on Monday while the logs were being removed.
Hall was transported to Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
A second accident occurred Tuesday morning just a mile from the accident on Monday, causing a detour of Anneta Road.
Department of Highway crews set up a detour and Traffic was rerouted from the southern Bloomington Road Intersection at Mile Point 6.9 to the northern Bloomington Road Intersection at Mile Point 11.7 due to an overturned semi.
Len Quesnelle, of Palmerton, Onterio, Canada was traveling south on Anetta Road when he lost control of the semi he was driving.
Quesnelle reported, “a big ol’ bug landed on my shoulder and when I swatted at it I lost control and landed in a ditch.”
The semi was hauling plastic car parts that had been loaded at Plastikon in Leitchfield, and was heading to Georgia to pick up more parts.
Diesel fuel spilled from the semi and cleanup took several hours. No one was injured in this accident.