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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Overturned Tractor Trailer Crash Wampum Corner

Wrentham Police
Press Release

Early Wednesday morning (10-12-2011), a tractor trailer unit overturned at Wampum Corner on
South Street
in Wrentham.  The vehicle is owned by Webster Trucking and was being operated by Julio Lora.  Sgt. George Labonte is the investigating officer.
The crash damaged a utility pole and curbing in front of Wampum Corner Liquors.  The overturned trailer spilled frozen food onto the roadway and into the parking lot where it finally came to rest.
Trooper Paul Powell of the MSP Truck Team informed Sgt. Labonte that the truck appeared to be in working order before the accident occurred.  Sgt Labonte made the determination that the truck was traveling at a speed greater than the posted 20 MPH and failed to stay within marked lanes.  The operator, Mr. Lora, was issued a citation for the violations.
Debris clearing and utility work caused traffic delays until roughly 4:00pm on
South Street