Truck flips over, spills carrots onto Oceana Drive

October 27, 2014
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Emergency crews clean up a carrot spill on Oceana Drive Monday morning after a Michigan Freeze Pack dump truck rolled over. Minor injuries were reported.

carrots -1By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor.

WEARE TWP. — A Michigan Freeze Pack truck carrying a load of carrots flipped over on Oceana Drive near 72nd Avenue at approximately 10 a.m. Monday, causing one lane of Oceana Drive to be closed off briefly so the carrot spill could be cleaned up.

The 62-year-old man driving the 1979 Ford dump truck received minor injuries in the crash and sought his own treatment, said Michigan State Police Trooper Todd Goodrich of the Hart post. “Just some bumps and bruises,” Goodrich said. MSP, the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, Oceana EMS and the Hart Fire Department responded to the scene.

carrots-3The truck was northbound on Oceana Drive when the brakes locked up and rolled over, Goodrich said. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. The truck was towed from the scene by Abrahamson’s Towing & Recovery of Ludington.

This story is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com.

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