Overturned Tractor Trailer – Longwoods Road – Easton, Md.

9/2/2011 – At approximately 7:00 AM Talbot Center dispatched Station 60 (Easton) and Paramedic 90 for a 10-50 PI with rollover on Longwoods Road (Route 662) in the area of Probasco Landing Road.

Chief 60 (J. McNeal) arrived on location to find a tractor trailer loaded with wood chips overturned on the side of the roadway. Officer 601 (J. McNeal) established “Longwoods Rd.” command. Talbot County Special Unit 15 (Pump-off Trailer) was dispatched to pump the diesel fuel from the saddle tanks. The driver of the truck was not injured and refused treatment at the scene.

The roadway remained closed for several hours while the scene was cleaned up.

Units on scene: Chief 60, Rescue 61, Engine 68, Paramedic 90, Talbot Co. Sheriff’s Dept., Maryland State Police and State Highway.

Photographs by : Bruce Secrist

Author: Billy