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Cement truck rollover

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by MSS Mow, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Cement truck rolled over. Had 5-6 yards of cement on it. Driver was hurt but apparently is going to be ok.





  2. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Some more pics. I did not take the pictures.




  3. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,794

    ****'ll buff out. No worries!
  4. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    Dean where'd this happen?
  5. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    It was here in my neck of the woods, in East Machias. Truck lost control coming around a corner onto the bridge.
  6. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    That looks a bad one. I hapoe the driver has a quik recovery.

    A little off topic but, my cousin runs an excavator for Sargent.
  7. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    It sounds as though he is expected to recover. May be a long road though.

    Sargent's is a pretty good size company.
  8. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,523

    can you say FIRED!!!
  9. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    That's good. He still could end up with back problems or other problems. I hope he can recover fully.
  10. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    So this explains why I didn't get my delivery
  11. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,770

    that sucks everytime you see one tipped

    cement trucks tipping is not that uncommon. They have a high center of gravity and if they have a hot load in them somtimes it will stick to the side of the drum and carry up the side. If it is all timed correct while in a turn, the truck dumps on it's side.

    Glad to here the diver will recover.
  12. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    im using that body style mack for my test and wondered what they look like wrecked
  13. PDQ Pete

    PDQ Pete Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    Lucky it did not land on a car. I saw one tipped over once, that's a lot of weight spinning around in that drum.
  14. toyotaplow

    toyotaplow Member
    Messages: 84

    In the 4th pic it looks like that little ramp truck is pulling it upright. Must have one hell of a winch on that thing.
  15. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    You're not kidding!! That could have been bad!

    HAHAHAHA Yeah it does look that way!
  16. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    Thats a Concrete truck. Not a cement truck. lol:drinkup::drinkup:
  17. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    That's what I was thinking LOL
  18. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Picky picky!! lol :realmad::gunsfiring::D
  19. plowguy23

    plowguy23 Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    Thats not surprising for a Sargent Corp. truck.. The old Paving company i worked for did alot of paving for them 2 years ago for a big job in Manchester NH and that year they had 2 trucks roll over and 3 got into accidents..
  20. bigc1301

    bigc1301 Senior Member
    Messages: 145

    That sucks. It does happen more than u think.