Truck damages power lines in Bridgewater

At approximately 12:45 p.m., a Casell garbage truck was being driven Northbound on Route 1 in Bridgewater.

Because of wind and a mechanical failure, the top cover of the trailer opened and stood up right adding about 7 extra feet to the height of the trailer.

The trailer then drove into powerlines that were hanging across Route 1, damaging the lines.

Crews were on scene for approximately 2 ½ hours repairing the damages.