Massachusetts State Police investigating garbage truck rollover

By: News Staff


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MARION, M.A. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating what caused a garbage truck to rollover Monday morning.

Authorities say a garbage truck rolled over into the woods on I-195 East in between exits 19 and 20 around 10:20 a.m., prompting the closure of the breakdown and right lane while crews worked to clear the scene.

With the assistance of the Marion, and Mattapoisett Police Departments, the crash was cleared at 11:45 a.m.

The operator was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

No word on extent of injuries is known at this time.

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