Truck Downs Overhead Communication Lines

April 12, 2019 | 2 Comments

A heavy truck pulled down overhead lines on Middle Road near the junction with Brighton Hill Road in Devonshire this morning [April 12], causing temporary traffic diversions.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 11.30am today, police officers were dispatched to an incident involving a heavy truck on Middle Road in Devonshire.

“It appears that the heavy truck was being driven in the eastbound lane of Middle Road when it pulled down overhead communication lines near the junction with Brighton Hill Road.

“Temporary traffic diversions were in effect in the vicinity of Christ Church until technicians from the affected companies arrived on scene to carry out necessary repairs.”

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  1. St.George's Passport and Immigration Control says:

    truck drivers and others that cause damage to poles,walls and houses need to be forced to pay for all the damages BEFORE being allowed back on the road.
    It might just teach these rogue drivers a lesson.

    • Izzypop says:

      That’s kind of an unfair statement
      Lots of wires around the island hang down because they aren’t properly maintained

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