Salt truck overturns in Pittsburgh neighborhood; driver taken to hospital

PITTSBURGH — One person was injured after a Baldwin salt truck overturned in Pittsburgh's Carrick neighborhood Wednesday morning.

The crash happened on Steiner Street at Cedarcove Street around 9 a.m.

Neighbors came running outside their homes when they heard the plow truck hit a utility pole before it went over a retaining wall and overturned in the front yard of a home. The truck lost its salt load in the snow.

"I looked out my back patio and watched him flip over turn sideways take our walls out gardening out dumped itls load in our front yard," Paul Durham said.

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Duquesne Light crews arrived at the scene to repair the pole.

Residents were the first to get to thee driver who was trapped inside the truck. The driver was alert before he was taken to a hospital.

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