TRUCK GETS STUCK ON HURRICANE MOUNTAIN ROAD

by Christian Mower on August 22, 2012

CONWAY POLICE SAY A DELIVERY TRACTOR TRAILER TRUCK DRIVER GOT STUCK WITH HIS RIG ON HURRICANE MOUNTAIN ROAD WEDNESDAY WHEN HE APPARENTLY TRIED TO DRIVE HIS TRUCK OVER THE ROAD, BELIEVING IT WAS THE SHORTEST ROUTE TO HIS DESTINATION.

LT. CHRIS PERLEY SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED AROUND NOON BY THE TRUCK’S DRIVER AND NOTIFIED THAT HIS 42 FOOT SYSCO FOOD SERVICES TRUCK HAD GOTTEN STUCK ON THE ROAD WHILE TRYING TO ROUND A SHARP CURVE, AFTER HE HAD ENTERED THE STEEP ROAD FROM THE KEARSARGE SIDE.

POLICE SHUT DOWN BOTH ENDS OF THE ROAD WHILE A TOW TRUCK WAS CALLED TO EXTRICATE THE STUCK TRUCK.

PERLEY WAS NOT ABLE TO IMMEDIATELY IDENTIFY THE DRIVER. AN EMAIL REQUESTING COMMENT FROM SYSCO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND IN PORTLAND, MAINE WAS NOT IMMEDIATELY RETURNED.

THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES.

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE POLICE TROOP G WAS CALLED TO INVESTIGATE.