A Canadian trucker suffered minor injuries early Saturday when his tractor-trailer loaded with grapes struck a power pole on Shawnee Road in Wheatfield and overturned, Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies reported.
The eastbound vehicle veered off the road and struck the power pole and transformer shortly before 3 a.m. near 6913 Shawnee, deputies said. The trailer was heavily damaged and rolled over onto its side, causing the grapes to spill.
Sung Lee, of Oakville, Ont., a driver for JSR Transport, was treated at the scene by Shawnee Ambulance Company volunteers. The Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company, National Grid and the State Transportation Department also responded to the accident scene.
So far, no charges have been filed.