Posted on Sunday, October 28th, 2018 at 1:06 am
Dolgeville, NY (October 27, 2018) – On Friday evening, October 26, police responded to a tractor-trailer rollover accident that happened at the East Canada Creek Bridge. The accident took place around 5:00 p.m. that evening.
At this time, police are unsure of how the crash happened, but they said that the tractor-trailer had been carrying bottled water and rolled onto its side, then crashing into the sides of the bridge. There was some damage to the bridge as a result.
The truck driver received a variety of injuries but he is expected to be okay. At this time, he is at the Little Falls Hospital for treatment.
Crews were on scene most of the evening picking up debris in the area. The accident is still being investigated at this time.
New York Truck Accident
Truck accidents, though they are still common on our roads, are not seen as frequently as other motor vehicle accidents on a daily basis. This is mostly due to the fact that truck drivers have to abide by a variety of regulations on our roads, ensuring the safety of others that share our roadways. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, many parties could be liable from the trucking company to a manufacturer and more.
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