Eschlkam (dpa / lby) - A truck driver lost his entire load of gravel in the Upper Palatinate and covered a country road for around 100 meters with it. The 31-year-old did not notice that the hydraulic pump was still switched on and the tipper lifted, the police said on Wednesday.
In the incident on Tuesday near Eschlkam (Cham district), the truck continued unhindered for around 100 meters before the driver noticed the mishap. The vehicle belongs to a local construction company. According to the police, the company took care of removing the gravel itself.