The driver of a dump truck escaped injury Monday morning when his vehicle rolled down an embankment and landed on the the tracks of the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Bryant Pond. According to Oxford County Sheriff’s Dept. Deputy Josh Daley, Jeffrey Robidoux, 50, of Woodstock was traveling south on Route 26 about 7 a.m. when the crash happened. Daley said Robidoux said the steering wheel locked up on the 2004 Peterbilt truck as he approached a slight corner near the town baseball field. The truck then went through the guardrail and rolled over once, landing upright on the tracks. Robidoux, who was wearing a seatbelt, was able to get out of the vehicle, said Daley. He was checked by PACE ambulance. Also responding to the scene was the Woodstock Fire Department and troopers from the Maine State Police Commercial Vehicle Division.  Daley said they would examine the mechanics of the truck, which Daley said he believed will be a total loss. While there appeared to be no visible damage to the train tracks, St. L&A personnel were also at the scene to inspect them before train traffic resumes. The truck was expected to be removed from the tracks by winching, Daley said. (Alison Aloisio/The Bethel Citizen)


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