Garbage truck tips over, causes delays on Route 31 in Clinton

CLINTON - A garbage truck flipped on its side on southbound Route 31 on Friday, causing afternoon traffic delays. The accident happened at 1:25 p.m. just north of Georges Place, according to those at the scene. The driver was treated at the scene by...

Garbage truck tips over, causes delays on Route 31 in Clinton

CLINTON - A garbage truck flipped on its side on southbound Route 31 on Friday, causing afternoon traffic delays.

The accident happened at 1:25 p.m. just north of Georges Place, according to those at the scene. The driver was treated at the scene by Clinton Rescue Squad, but not transported to a hospital.

Southbound Route 31 traffic was diverted onto the shoulder as both travel lanes were closed because of the crash and recovery work.

Route 31 south was reopened around 3:30 p.m.

In addition to the rescue squad, town police and the Clinton Fire Department responded.

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