|February 22, 2016
Approximate time: 1315
Weather conditions: Clear
Called to respond to Scenic Road between Hollander Road and Centerville Road for a loaded tractor trailer that was
stuck in the ditch.
With the information given, truck 131 was dispatched to the scene.
Upon arrival, it was found that when the unit became stuck, the driver pulled the fifth wheel pin in attempt to separate the
truck from the trailer. The truck and trailer were no longer connected by the fifth wheel however the trailer was still in
the jaws of the fifth wheel.
Truck 131 was rigged to lift the trailer off of the tractor and move it back into the parking lot of the facility it was
Once the trailer was clear of the tractor, the tractor was then lifted and set back onto the roadway.
The truck and trailer were then reconnected and able to continue on making its deliveries.