Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Truck flips after tangling in wires

A truck driver escaped injury after his vehicle overturned after getting tangled up in telephone wires. The man was doing snow removal at a business on Logan Road shortly after midnight when the accident happened. Apparently the raised box on his truck got caught up in the telephone wires causing the truck to flip over. Aliant and Nova Scotia Power were called to the scene to deal with damage to the affected wires and power pole. Police say no charges are pending at this time.

Pedestrian struck in crosswalk in Bridgewater

An 88 yr old Bridgewater man has been charged after he struck a pedestrian on a scooter yesterday at the intersection of King Street and Old Bridge street.At around 3:04pm members of the Bridgewater Police Service along with the assistance of paramedics responded to the motor vehicle-pedestrian collision where the 56 year old Bridgewater resident, was conveyed to South Shore Regional Hospital by EHS for an unrelated injury.No further details on the incident have yet been released.