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Modified 21-Apr-12
Created 21-Apr-12
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Uxbridge, MA (WORCESTER COUNTY) - A tractor trailer driver escaped this tip-over with minor injuries on Mendon Street (Rte-16) at Capron Street December 9, 2008 around 12:30 in the afternoon. The driver was traveling westbound on Rte-16 and failed to navigate the sharp corner causing the rig to tip on it's side. The driver was self extricated as emergency services arrived. Uxbridge Rescue evaluated the driver for injuries and suggested that he be seen at a local hospital for precautionary measures. Firefighters cut battery power to the cab and also checked for any fluids that might have leaked out of the rig. The trailer was reportedly carrying a full load of glass bottles. Uxbridge public safety units stayed on scene while the company off loaded the product from the trailer prior to up righting. The Massachusetts State Police Truck Team responded to the scene to investigate the vehicle and to reconstruct the scene for cause of the accident.

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