Driver injured when truck hits fallen tree on Hwy 30

Driver injured when truck hits fallen tree on Hwy 30
A pickup truck flipped onto its side after hitting a log on Highway 30 Tuesday night. Photo by Oregon State Police.

CLATSKANIE, Ore. – A truck driver was injured when the truck hit a large tree that fell across Highway 30 west of Clatskanie.

The truck flipped onto its side after hitting the tree at around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said the tree was about two feet in diameter.

The unidentified driver was taken to St. John’s Medical Center in Longview, Wash. with minor injuries.

The highway was blocked for about two hours while an ODOT crew cleared the log and other debris.

No other vehicles were damaged.