A man in his 50s was taken to Redwood Memorial Hospital Tuesday afternoon after suffering head injuries in a logging accident near Carlotta on Fox Creek Road, officials said.

The man suffered significant head injuries, Carlotta Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Kevin Burke said.

The logger was extricated from a truck he was pinned in 400 feet down a bank, fire officials said.

Burke said he not sure how the accident occurred.

”I have no idea about why or what happened,” he said. “We were just there to help the patient.”