|January 7, 2018
Approximate time: 0145
Weather Conditions: Bitter cold
Contacted by the Pennsylvania State Police Lancaster Barracks requesting us to respond to Route 41 and Sadsbury
Ave in Sadsbury Township for a commercial motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and a sedan.
Based upon the information we were given, a heavy duty wrecker, truck tractor, and a rollback were dispatched to the
Upon arrival of our first unit, he found collision had occurred between a Mack tractor pulling a loaded intermodal
container trailer containing bananas and a sedan. The front end of the Mack tractor had significant damage along with
fluids running out of the truck. The sedan suffered major damage.
At that point, Null's Recovery & Site Restoration was contacted to respond to the scene to handle the fluid spill and
We were given the go ahead to begin the recovery and clean-up.
The rollback worked to load the car.
The heavy duty wrecker began hooking to the front of the tractor trailer unit. Air was supplied to the truck's air system,
the driveshaft was removed. The truck and trailer were moved forward so that clean-up of the roadway could take place.
One of our portable light towers was set-up to provide scene lighting for the clean-up process.
The truck and trailer were separated, our tractor hooked to the trailer.
Our personnel then assisted NR&SR with cleaning up the fluids, absorbents, and vehicle parts from the accident scene.
The damaged tractor and the loaded trailer were transported from the accident scene to Null's of Cochranville. Once at
Null's, the truck and trailer were placed in our secure storage yard.
A HUGE THANK YOU TO THE CHRISTIANA FIRE COMPANY FOR THEIR HELP ONSCENE!