Update: Truck rolls into parked car in Fairmount neighborhood

3:54 PM: It was initially called out as a “heavy rescue” – usually meaning someone might have to be cut out of wreckage – but most of the units have just been canceled for a crash in the 4700 block of 37th SW, in the Fairmount neighborhood south of The Triangle. We’re en route to check.

4:09 PM: Just added (first) photo by WSB contributor Christopher Boffoli, who was told at the scene that a truck rolled downhill and into a parked car.

4:17 PM: More from Christopher – no one was inside the gardening truck when it either lost its parking brake or slipped out of gear and rolled down the hill, hitting a parked car in a driveway and ending up in the front yard of the house next door.

Again, nobody hurt.

6:27 PM: Added three more photos from Christopher – including two showing just how steep the street is.

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3 Replies to "Update: Truck rolls into parked car in Fairmount neighborhood"

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    acura July 23, 2012 (10:35 pm)

    Someone’s getting a new car…

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    KD July 24, 2012 (12:01 am)

    Someone’s getting called into the boss’es office….

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    sam-c July 24, 2012 (8:24 am)

    yikes! good thing it didn’t roll along and take out all the cars parked on the curb.

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