Pickup Overturned into Power Pole - Lines Down
Triplett Road, Statesville, NC
The pickup truck was hauling mulch and ran off the road, hitting a power pole, snapping the pole, and having power lines on the vehicle. The driver was in the vehicle and was going to stay there until the power lines were removed. A unit from Duke Power Co was requested and the power lines were checked and were not live. Firefighters/Rescue personnel put jacks on the vehicle to stabilize and allow the driver to escape from the vehicle. Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Wayside Fire Dept, Iredell County Rescue, and Iredell County EMS were on the scene.
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