Garbage Truck Driver Trapped By Downed Wires In Dedham

DEDHAM (CBS) — The driver of a garbage truck became trapped after he hit a pole, bringing live power lines down onto his truck Tuesday morning.

The truck struck a utility pole and transformer on Eastbrook Road in Dedham shortly after 5 a.m.

Eversource had to be called to cut the power.

The driver was rescued around 6:20 a.m., and was not injured.

Clean Harbors was also called to contain fluid that leaked out of the transformer.

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