Driver escapes injury in truck rollover
The driver of a tractor trailer escaped serious injuries Wednesday afternoon when he rolled his rig on Maury Road in Penn Forest township.
The crash occurred just after 2 p.m. as he was traveling south descending a steep grade near the Franklin Township border.
He lost control of the truck, rolling it onto its left side. The operator was treated at the scene by Lehighton paramedics before being transported to a local hospital.
Penn Forest and Franklin township fire police maintained traffic control at the scene, shutting down the busy roadway. State police at Lehighton are investigating the incident.
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