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Truck Driver Requires Extrication After Crashing into Pole in Waltham

By PETER LOBO, Correspondent | April 16, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 041921105

WALTHAM, MA - On a spring day in Waltham that brought snow to the area on April 16th, a truck from Rhode Island slammed into a utility pole on Totten Pond Road, near the Lexington Street intersection. Waltham Engine 2, Rescue 1 and Medic 1 responded. Rescue 1 signed off with a truck into a pole with a man conscious, but pinned inside. It took firefighters about 15 minutes to extricate the driver using the Jaws of Life and brute strength. He was transported to Lahey Hospital in Burlington with unknown injuries. The passenger in the truck was uninjured.

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