Potato truck rolls at Main South Road, Smith Hill Road intersection

YANKALILLA – Two people were lucky to escape serious injury when the truck they were in rolled at Yankalilla on Tuesday morning, March 21.

The truck, carrying potatoes, rolled near the intersection of Main South Road and Smith Hill Road just before 10.30am.

Police, Country Fire Service (CFS), and Yankalilla Rescue all attended the scene.

Two patients were treated for minor injuries, including a minor abrasion on the driver’s leg, but were not taken to hospital.

A SAPOL spokeswoman said the pair were husband and wife.

The spokeswoman said a heavy tow was called for the truck but no road restrictions were put in place.

SAPOL remained on the scene until just before 2pm and helped CFS clear the potatoes.

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