Pickup Slams Into Rear Of Log Truck

SMITHFIELD – A log truck was rear-ended by Chevrolet pickup truck on Highway 210 near Marshal Lane Tuesday afternoon.

According to witnesses, the pickup driver reportedly pulled out to pass the log truck but quickly pulled back into his lane. The pickup then ran into the back of the slower-moving log truck. The pickup truck driver was seriously injured.

The roadway was shut down for about 45 minutes.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. Charges are pending.