Dump truck overturns off Outer Ring Road

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An accident on the Outer Ring Road at the Paradise exit this afternoon. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram

Traffic is slowed down on the Outer Ring Road as a result of a single-vehicle that occurred around 4 p.m.

A dump truck, travelling in the west-bound lane near the Paradise exit, left the road, taking out about 300 feet of guard rail and overturned in a ditch.

The driver has been taken to hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

A tractor is currently on the scene trying to upright the vehicle.

Geographic location: Outer Ring Road

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  • DSL
    November 18, 2012 - 13:14

    I would hope ROADRUNNER is not comparing their comment to the factors behind the actual cause of the story. Can't see how racing could be suggested. How does one control such a vehicle once the front tire unfortunately blows out. There's far more than dump trucks low level flying on the ORR, even when conditions are not favorable.

  • Roadrunner
    November 15, 2012 - 10:02

    I've been warning about the dump truck races on the ORR for over a year now. It's time for police to step up patrols; the speed is out of control. With dump trucks doing 120-140 km/hr. more than guardrails are going to give!