ACKERMAN, Miss. (WTVA) - An 18-wheeler wrecked north of Ackerman, and the driver was burned in the ensuing blaze.
According to the Ackerman Police Department, the wreck happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 9 near Highway 415.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), the southbound 18-wheeler veered and the driver overcorrected.
The truck overturned and spilled its load of logs onto the highway.
The truck caught fire.
MHP Sgt. Derrick Beckom said the driver, a 52-year-old man from Kosciusko, was burned and transported to a hospital in Jackson.