Postill Lake Rd. rollover a matter of time
Aug 21, 2013 / 10:30 am
There's quite a mess to be cleaned up after a logging truck flipped over and lost its load on Postill Lake Road near Anderson Road Wednesday morning.
The logging truck was coming down from the hill before the crash and failed to negotiate the curve. The truck crushed a fence and much of its load ended up in a resident's front yard.
According to witnesses the driver of the truck was able to exit the vehicle and was walking around the scene when emergency crews arrived -- but he appeared to possibly have a shoulder injury.
The incident also took out a power pole which has knocked out power to a few nearby homes.
Resident Duncan Keist says the accident does not come as a surprise to him.
Keist says he has lived along that stretch of road for 15 years and has been waiting 15 years for something like this to happen.
"You watch the folks coming around this corner, it's unbelievable," says Keist.
"The speed they go up the hill and down the hill. It's just a matter of time."
Keist says there is a lot of logging going on up the hill and the logging trucks along with dump trucks come down the hill really fast.
"It's gotten a lot busier in the last couple of years but this is a first," says Keist.
"There have been a few car rollovers on the same stretch. Usually they end up in the ditch."
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