Police & Fire

Bucket Truck Flips in Croton Falls

A tree truck flipped over Dec. 12 on Mills Road. Credits: Photo Courtesy of Croton Falls Fire Dept.
A truck flipped and wrapped around a tree on Mills Road Dec. 12, forcing the road to shut down for 2 1/2 hours while crews removed the vehicle. Credits: Photo Courtesy of Croton Falls Fire Dept.

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The Croton Falls Fire Department had its hands full Dec. 12 with a utility truck rollover around 1:20 p.m. on Mills Road. 

The tree bucket truck rolled over onto the passenger side and became wrapped around a tree.

Officials say the occupants of the truck were uninjured and were able to safely escape before emergency crews arrived.  Fire department personnel were forced to remove the truck from the tree using a K-12 metal cutting saw. Mills Road was closed in both directions for about 2-1/2 hours while the truck was righted and removed.

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