Cement Truck Roll-Over

Photo Courtesy of Manhattan Fire Department

Photo Courtesy of Manhattan Fire Department

Emergency crews were called to Anderson Avenue west of Manhattan early Monday afternoon, to a report of a cement truck overturned just west of 62nd Avenue. According to Mat Droge, Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department, the driver was Lifestarred to a Topeka Hospital with serious injuries.

The accident was reported at about 12:12 p.m., Traffic was blocked a short time later,with Riley County Police re-routing traffic at 60th and 69th Avenues. That stretch of Anderson Avenue remained closed until about 5 p.m.

Riley County EMS, Manhattan and Riley County Fire Departments, and Westar were called in to assist. A telephone pole reportedly was damaged when the cement truck overturned in a ditch.

The investigation as to what caused thet accident continues.

 

 

Photo Courtesy of MFD

Photo Courtesy of MFD 

Photo Courtesy of RCPD PIO Mat Droge

Photo Courtesy of RCPD PIO Mat Droge