Trapped under truck
Businessman?Michael Power and his employees were hailed as heroes yesterday after they sprang into action and used a crane to lift a 5 000-pound flatbed truck from on top of four employees of the Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW).
The quick action may have saved the lives of driver Desmond Hinds and his crew Godfrey Moseley, Ronald Hoyte and Rodney Jones, who were trapped under the truck, when it overturned while they were travelling along Content Road, St George, with a load of cement blocks and bags of cement.
Hinds and Moseley were travelling in the front cab while Hoyte and Jones were in the back.
Fire officers also used the Jaws of Life to free the men from the mangled wreck. They were transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by three ambulances.
Read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION.