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Truck mishap on State Rd detours Bensalem traffic

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A truck hit a telephone pole and jackknifed out of control on the 1500 block of State Rd. in Bensalem Twp ,just before 3:00 p.m. today, December 5 2013. The driver, the sole occupant of the truck suffered a minor injury, There were no other vehicles involved in the crash.

Bensalem Fire police were called to detour traffic at Station Ave. A heavy duty tow truck must be called in to remove the wreckage and then clean up the diesel fuel spill. Police said that the truck was heading south when the accident happened.

Due to the wreckage being strewn across all lanes of travel, it is necessary to close State Rd. so that the wreckage can be cleared safely.

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