Dump truck rolls over in NH city taking down wires, causing power outages
NASHUA — The driver of a dump truck was not injured when he rolled his rig over while driving on Tinker Road in Nashua on Monday morning, snapping a utility pole and bringing down wires.
Nashua Fire Rescue deputy chief Glen MacDonald said the driver was assisted out of the rear window of the rig, which tipped onto its right side near Hearthside Circle.
First responders arrived about 7:48 a.m. and found the rig tipped and wires down. Two rigs from DNR Towing were responding to right the tipped truck. The road remained closed while emergency crews worked at the scene.
Eversource Energy, the chief electricity supplier for the state, reported 74 outages in Nashua at 9:40 a.m.
Nashua police are investigating the incident.