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Truck Driver in Waltham Spots Car Down Embankment, Calls 9-1-1

By PETER LOBO, Correspondent | February 12, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 021221102

Waltham, MA - A serious accident was reported in Waltham on February 21st around 5:15 A.M. at 271 Waverley Oaks Road.

Waltham Engine 3, Rescue 1 and Medic 1 were dispatched. While companies were responding, dispatch diverted Rescue 1 to I-95 northbound near Trapello Road for a rollover. Also dispatched were Engine 7 and Medic 2.

A Market Basket trailer truck was traveling North on I-95, and being up high, was able to spot a car down an embankment. The car had flown over a snow bank and crashed into a tree. The driver was transported to Lahey Hospital Burlington with non-life-threatening injuries.

Had it not been for the truck driver, he may not have been noticed until daylight.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.