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Truck brakes fail on Willis Street — Lands in Pequabuck River

Photo (c) FOX61

Photo (c) FOX61

On Wednesday BPD officers responded to the intersection of Memorial Blvd. and Willis Street for a reported serious accident. Upon arriving officers found that a box truck had left the roadway and crashed into the Pequabuck River.

The driver of the box truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to Bristol hospital.

An investigation determined that the box truck was traveling north on Willis Street when the driver lost control of the truck and crashed into the Pequabuck River. DEP was called for diesel fuel leaking into the river from the truck.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident and the accident remains under investigation.

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