Attempted Jump Start, Truck Over Embankment

February 19, 2017

A 41-year-old Hamilton parish man was “attempting to jump start a truck when it rolled down a driveway and crashed over an embankment” in the Hamilton parish area, the police have confirmed today.

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A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:30pm on Friday, February 17th police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded to a reported collision in Hamilton parish involving a truck.

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“It now appears that a 41-year-old Hamilton parish man was attempting to jump start the truck when it rolled down a driveway and crashed over an embankment in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area.

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“There were no reported injuries and at last check arrangements were being made to retrieve the truck from that location,” the police added.

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  1. Toodle-oo says:

    Jump start , or bump start ? ?

    • Triangle Drifter says:

      Looks like quite a few don’t know the difference.

  2. Terry says:

    How quick to judge and comment.

  3. wahoo says:

    Went by there today and that is a loooooooong way down! That bye is lucky!

  4. JohnBoy says:

    Powerful charger you have. Turn down voltage next time you must!

  5. Y says:

    When doing a rolling start you must make sure you have enough space because the air pressure may be too low for breaks to work

  6. Andrew C says:

    Next time, jump start the brain first!

  7. Interested Party says:

    That’s quite the jump…. I wonder if he got it started?…
    Glad to hear he’s OK.