An overturned city trash truck has led to detoured traffic as authorities closed a major thoroughfare to investigate the crash.

Around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, a Philadelphia Streets Department trash truck reportedly struck a utility pole and overturned onto its side, forcing the closure of East Hunting Park Avenue in Juniata Park, 6ABC reported.

RELATED:Salem woman falls down trash chute, breaks leg trying to retrieve keys

Authorities told CBS3 that East Hunting Park was closed between K and Dungan streets.

 

The 58-year-old driver of the trash truck and a 55-year-old passenger, both men, were taken to area hospitals in stable condition, police stated. Another male passenger, 39, was taken to Temple Hospital in serious condition with possible fractured ribs.

Loading...
Latest From ...