PIERSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A semi-truck hauling lumber rolled over on US-131 near Sand Lake.
The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday on southbound US-131 north of 22 Mile Road in Pierson Township.
The semi-truck hauling double flatbed trailers loaded lumber was heading southbound on US-131 near a curve in the road when the driver went off the roadway, overturned and spilled its load of lumber, according to the sheriff’s office.
The southbound lanes of US-131 were closed for more than three hours as authorities worked to clear the scene.
The driver, a 51-year-old Hulbert man, was taken to the hospital with injuries that the sheriff’s office said were not life-threatening.
The crash remains under investigation.