Two blocks of U.S. 81 closed after truck snags utility line and snaps pole

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (4) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +3 Vote up Vote down KsRes · 305 weeks ago If the wire was ‘low hanging’, how does that make it the truck drivers fault? Report Reply 0 replies · active 305 weeks ago -1 Vote up Vote down Hamburgalar · 305 weeks ago There is a truck route for a reason right? Report Reply 2 replies · active 305 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Just saying · 305 weeks ago That is a truck route. Report Reply 0 Vote up Vote down JustMe · 305 weeks ago Guess if the truck route doesn’t lead to the “private driveway” of where they’re making a delivery, then the point is moot. Report Reply Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Utility pole is snapped after wire gets entangled with truck.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — A low-lying electrical wire getting snagged by the top end of a Federal Express truck trailer is being blamed for an accident which closed A Street — i.e. U.S. 81 — for about two hours from north of the roundabout to 18th Street.City of Wellington utility workers were busy restoring power and replacing a utility pole late Monday afternoon. Drivers were detoured to B Street as two blocks were closed down for a couple of hours . Roundabout traffic is closed for cleanupAllegedly, a driver of a Federal Express truck was turning out of a private driveway after delivering goods around 4 p.m. Monday. He was making a lefthand turn and the corner of his trailer snagged the low-hanging utility wire. As he proceeding south, the wire got entangled and snapped the utility pole to the north.No one was hurt in the incident.Federal Express truck behind the fire emergency vehicle was involved in accident.Follow us on Twitter.last_img

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