Truck Takes Out Pole, Causes Road Clo...

Truck Takes Out Pole, Causes Road Closure and Power Outage in Berks...

There are 7 comments on the WFMZ story from Jul 9, 2010, titled Truck Takes Out Pole, Causes Road Closure and Power Outage in Berks.... In it, WFMZ reports that:

Hundreds of people were left without power and a major road is still closed in Berks County this morning after a truck takes out one utility pole and damages several others.

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Reading, PA

#1 Jul 9, 2010
Why would you attempt to turn a a big truck like that around there? The driver is obviously not worthy of having a drivers license, if he's that retarded to not find a more suitable spot to turn around or go around a block or something like a normal person with common sense would. His license should be revoked, because his stupidity caused problems for how many people?

Rheems, PA

#2 Jul 9, 2010
I wonder, is he financially responsible for the damage?

Saint Louis, MO

#3 Jul 9, 2010
If anyone is going to be going that way. DON'T traffic is a absoulte nightmare. And yes the driver is responsible for the damages done to the poles.
on the scene

United States

#4 Jul 9, 2010
they left out the driver tried to flee the scene

Allentown, PA

#5 Jul 9, 2010
how can a tractor trailer cause so much problems. .we were without electric for 5 hours not and hour like the news said.

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#6 Jul 9, 2010
The truck driver must have had bad judgement. Actually I saw this same exact thing happen in front of my eyes, less than a year ago. A huge rig was trying to turn around on a one way street. He didn't hit anything, just scraped the parking garage. Police, fire trucks, ambulance came, it was quite entertaining to watch. Oh he did knock down a stop sign.

The only thing I was thinking was, what the hec was going on in his head to do this ?

They say women drivers are bad ??????????

Silver Spring, MD

#7 Jul 9, 2010
Curious wrote:
I wonder, is he financially responsible for the damage?
Either he or the trucking company should be responsible.

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