Sewage Truck Rolls and Spills Contents
(Quincy, Ill)—A portion of Lock and Dam Road in Quincy was closed this morning after a sewage truck veered out of control and rolled.
Adams County Deputies say the accident happened just after 11 a.m. when 59 year-old Richard Emery of Quincy took a curve too fast, causing the truck to overturn.
Emery had to be extricated from the truck by Tri-Township Fire. He was taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
City workers were summoned to contain and clean up the raw sewage that spilled onto the street.
Deputies charged Emery with Failure to Reduce Speed.