Two people trapped in truck after hydro pole crashes down on top of them
HUNTSVILLE - Two people were taken to hospital here with minor injuries Friday morning after being trapped in their vehicle after power wires came don on the truck.
Police say that on Friday October 18, just after 11 a.m., OPP at Huntsville, along with Muskoka EMS and Huntsville firefighters were advised of a vehicle that had struck a hydro pole on Centre Street in Huntsville.
They say the pole, the wires and the transformer all came down on top of the truck not allowing the two occupants to exit safely.
All emergency services maintained a distance until the Lakeland Power company was able to attend, and along with the assistance of Hydro One, the power was cut.
The two occupants were removed from the truck and transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, police say.
Ministry of Labour along with Ministry of Environment were contacted to attend. No charges laid by the OPP.
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