Bucket truck crashes into tree
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
A tree trimmer was seriously injured Friday morning when his truck rolled away while he was in the bucket trimming a tree. The incident occurred just before 11 a.m. along Walnut Drive in Northampton County. The worker was in the bucket of the truck on a hill of a private residence. Authorities believe the truck either rolled away while the worker was in the bucket of the truck or slid on the wet grass. The unit continued down the hill until impact with a tree. According to radio reports the worker was ejected from the bucket. He was treated at the scene then flown to a Lehigh Valley area trauma center.