Tank falls off City of Salem truck, strikes car, injures driver
SALEM, Ore. – An empty tank fell off a City of Salem truck Wednesday morning and struck a car, injuring the driver.
According to Salem police, the incident closed Airway Drive Southeast from Ewald Avenue Southeast to Turner Road Southeast.
Officials say the tank fell because a load strap failed.
The driver of the car was taken to Salem Health for treatment of minor injuries.
The Salem Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the incident.