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Dump truck collides with high voltage concrete pole

Power was out while hydro crews repaired the pole

Waterloo Regional Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision in Cambridge.

On Nov. 30, 2021, at approximately 8:05 a.m., officers responded to the area of Cherry Blossom Road and Boxwood Drive for a collision involving a dump truck.

The dump truck was travelling east on Cherry Blossom Road when the driver attempted to turn north onto Boxwood Drive. The driver lost control and struck a high voltage concrete pole, causing damage to the pole.

There were no physical injuries reported as a result of the collision.

Hydro crews attended the scene to replace the pole. Power was disconnected while crews repaired the pole. 

The investigation remains ongoing, and charges are pending.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

Occ: 21-280869 (950)