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Low-speed collision in Alberton being investigated

Emergency personnel gather around a delivery truck that was involved in a low-speed collision with a utility pole in Alberton Tuesday morning. The driver suffered no apparent injuries but was taken to hospital to be checked over.
Emergency personnel gather around a delivery truck that was involved in a low-speed collision with a utility pole in Alberton Tuesday morning. The driver suffered no apparent injuries but was taken to hospital to be checked over. - Eric McCarthy

Police, fire and ambulance personnel respond

ALBERTON, P.E.I. – The driver of a delivery truck was taken to hospital to be checked over Tuesday morning after his vehicle veered off Church Street in Alberton, up onto a sidewalk and came to rest against a utility pole.

An investigating officer on the scene said police are considering the possibility a medical issue might have been a contributing cause to the low-speed collision. Cst. Phil Skiffington said the driver was alert and exhibited no physical injuries. The front bumper of the truck sustained a small dent.

The collision is still under investigation.

Police, ambulance and firefighters responded to the collision after a passing firefighter observed the incident unfold.

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