Truck snags power lines on M-47 near Freeland - WNEM TV 5

Truck snags power lines on M-47 near Freeland

Posted: Updated:

Police and rescue crews were on the scene of a situation involving a semi-truck that clipped several overhead lines on M-47 north of Freeland.

The Deputy Chief of the Tittabawassee Township Fire Department said the recent bad weather caused several phone/power/cable lines to sag.

A truck was traveling on M-47 around 11 a.m. and as the truck drove under the sagging lines, it took them out.

A TV5 reporter at the scene said the lines were strewn about M-47. The road was closed for a time north of Freeland in both directions. The truck driver remained inside the cab as a precaution while crews cleared the lines. 

Luckily, no one was injured.

Copyright 2013 WNEM (Meredith Corporation).  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WNEM; Saginaw, MI. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.