Truck Carrying Portable Toilets Rolls Over in Ledyard

A truck carrying porta potties rolled over in Ledyard on Friday afternoon and the driver has been transported to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

The trucked rolled over on Shewville Road around noon, snapped a utility pole, and the driver was trapped in the cab of the truck, according to the Ledyard Fire Department.

Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life to extricate the driver.

The road will be closed for a while, according to the Ledyard Fire Department, and crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have been called in because of the contents of the truck.

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