Hwy 280E closed in Talladega County

An accident involving an overturned log truck has closed Highway 280 east-bound at Klein Road.

The accident happened just before 7:30 Wednesday morning and is located just before the Coosa River Bridge entering Talladega County and Childersburg. All lanes of Highway 280 east-bound are closed, and debris is also partially blocking the west-bound lanes.First responders are busily working this accident and treating the victim.{} Drivers in the area are encouraged to be cautious, drive slowly and watch for public safety personnel in the roadway.