Driver hurt when garbage-laden rig rolls off Route 4

A northbound tractor-trailer rig went off Route 4 near Lake Auburn on Monday night, spilling much of the garbage it was hauling. The driver was injured and taken to a hospital.
Douglas McIntire | Sun Journal
A northbound tractor-trailer rig went off Route 4 near Lake Auburn on Monday night, spilling much of the garbage it was hauling. The driver was injured and taken to a hospital.
Posted Dec. 11, 2012, at 6:24 a.m.
A northbound tractor-trailer went off Route 4 near Lake Auburn on Monday night. The driver was injured and taken to a hospital.
Douglas McIntire | Sun Journal
A northbound tractor-trailer went off Route 4 near Lake Auburn on Monday night. The driver was injured and taken to a hospital.

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AUBURN, Maine — A tractor-trailer driver was injured Monday night when his garbage-laden rig went off Route 4 and landed on its side.

Information on his identity was not available late Monday night.

The accident occurred about 7:30 p.m. as the tractor-trailer was headed north near Blanchard Road.

Two Auburn police officers and the Auburn Fire Department responded, and quickly extracted the driver, who was taken to the hospital by United Ambulance.

Much of the load of waste spilled out beside the road.

The accident remained under investigation Monday night.

 

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