Unattended dump truck rolls off road in Hartsdale

Firefighters and a tow truck crew swiftly responded to the scene on Lewis Avenue, situated just off East Hartsdale Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Oct 17, 2023, 4:21 PM

Updated 187 days ago

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An unattended dump truck that rolled off a roadway and down an incline Tuesday morning prompted a response from fire crews.
Firefighters and a tow truck crew swiftly responded to the scene on Lewis Avenue, situated just off East Hartsdale Avenue.
According to fire officials, the dump truck was part of a utility crew engaged in repair work on the dead-end road. However, it unexpectedly rolled down an incline, veering off the roadway during mid-morning hours. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries, although some property sustained damage.
With the assistance of an industrial-sized tow truck, the vehicle was successfully pulled back onto the roadway. Investigators are presently working to ascertain the root cause of the incident.


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