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Pickup Truck Flips Over On Merritt Parkway

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Photo: Westport Fire Dept.

Photo: Westport Fire Dept.

WESTPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – If you needed any more of a warning about the dangers of driving in these treacherous conditions – this is it.

Thursday morning, firefighters in Westport, Conn. responded to a call of an overturned pickup truck near Exit 42 of the Merritt Parkway.

photo courtesy of the westport fire dept 2 Pickup Truck Flips Over On Merritt Parkway

Photo: Westport Fire Dept.

1010 WINS Reporter Al Jones talks with residents who are dealing with record snowfall.

The driver said he was traveling in the northbound lanes when he hit a snow bank and the car flipped over onto the highway’s median.

He managed to crawl out of the vehicle and escape the situation unharmed.

Firefighters blocked parts of the northbound and southbound lanes while the truck was cleared.

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