Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

April 2, 2013

Truck overturns, traps driver

By Kyle Ocker
Daily Iowegian

EXLINE — The driver of a cement truck sustained injuries following an accident in the 26000 block of 610th Street shortly before 2:50 p.m. Monday.

According to scanner communications, the driver was alert and awake but his legs were pinned in the vehicle. The truck came to rest on it's drivers side.

Emergency crews from Mercy Ambulance, Southern Appanoose County First Responders, Cincinnati Fire Department and the Centerville Fire Department as well as the Appanoose County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene. Mercy One Air Ambulance from Des Moines was dispatched.

Extraction efforts were underway as Mercy One advised an estimated time of arrival of 3:44 p.m.