Overturned Dump Truck on Parkway

Churchill Rescue was dispatched to assist Edgewood Rescue 137 for an overturned dump truck on the Parkway Eastbound past the Edgewood/Swissvale on-ramp on Friday, October 20, 2016 10:08.

Edgewood Rescue 137 was on scene with a dump truck on its side and both lanes of the the roadway covered with several inches of dirt.  the truck driver was out of the vehicle and being attended by EMS.

With the Parkway closed Eastbound at the accident scene, Churchill Rescue responded via the Route 30 Forest Hills/Wilkinsburg offramp and proceeded westbound in the eastbound lanes to the scene.   Churchill Units assisted Edgewood with containing a diesel fuel leak from the vehicle and then with clearing the roadway.

Churchill units were released from the scene at 12:05.  Edgewood 137 units cleared the scene at 13:53

Responding units:  137RQ1, 137EN1, 278SQ1, 278QR1, 278EN1, 122RQ1, 122SQ1, Alleg County Hazmat Coord. 4046.

Standby units:  Penn Hills 221, Wilkins 302


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