Gardiner police say a tractor-trailer from Reed & Reed company tipped onto its side while removing a concrete bridge abutment from the Maine Avenue bridge that is under construction Friday. Credit: Courtesy of Tobey Jackson

GARDINER (WGME) – A tractor-trailer truck tipped onto its side while removing a concrete bridge abutment from the Maine Avenue bridge, which is under construction in Gardiner.

This happened just after noon on Friday.

The driver was trying to make a turn up Church Street when the load shifted. The driver was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.