Allegheny County

Tractor-trailer rolls over, spills load across main road in South Hills

BALDWIN, Pa. — A huge mess was left after a tractor-trailer overturned on Streets Run Road in Baldwin Tuesday morning.

From Chopper 11, you could see that the load came off the trailer and onto railroad tracks nearby.

“The weight sheet on the truck had it listed at 24 tons in the back with compressed steel scrap steel that they were hauling out,” said Baldwin police chief Anthony Cortazzo.

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Cortazzo said the driver lost control, but says speed was not likely a factor.

No one was hurt or needed to be taken to the hospital after the crash.

In just under two hours, crews got everything removed and the Allegheny Valley Railroad said there was no damage to their tracks.