SAUGUS, Mass. - An oil delivery driver has minor injuries after his truck flipped onto its side Tuesday afternoon in Saugus.
Neighbors said it sounded like a loud crash, and oil was spilling out of the truck as they ran to see what happened.
“She heard a noise a bang. So I looked out and saw the truck on its side. The driver was pinned under the seat,” Bob Belsehner said.
Bob’s daughter Katelyn just pulled up as her father ran to help the driver.
“I called 911 and told them the oil was leaking and there was a guy in there. He was pinned in there,” she said.
Police and fire were on the scene within minutes.
“The responding unit located a male operator, 46 [years old], trapped in the vehicle. And he was extricated by the Saugus Fire Department,” Police Lt. Ronald Giorgetti said.
But that was no easy task.
“It took a little bit to get him out. They had to take out the front windshield and jack the truck up,” Katelyn said.
Police said the driver has minor injuries, but Bob is thankful it wasn’t any worse.
“He walked away so that was a good sign,” he said.
An estimated 100 gallons of oil spilled from the overturned truck
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