Two Trucks Crash, Knock Out Power in Beddington
Two truck drivers miraculously sustained only minor injuries after their trucks collided while driving in opposite directions on Route 9 in Beddington, Me., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, according to WABI.tv. The highway was closed for hours following the accident, which resulted in a row of utility poles being destroyed, leaving nearly 200 Washington County residents without power. One of the trucks involved was hauling propane.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to American Trucking Associations, the large truck fatal crash rate dropped by 14 percent over the past decade.
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