A truck driver jumped from his garbage truck when it lost its brakes and crashed Tuesday morning on Route 1 in Frenchville. He suffered minor injuries, said The Aroostook County Sheriff's Office.

Aroostook County Sheriff's Office
Aroostook County Sheriff's Office

33-year-old Bradley Theriault from Fort Kent was driving a Saucier Sanitation truck on Church Street when he lost air in his brakes, said Sheriff Darrell O. Crandall. Theriault jumped from the cab at the intersection of Route 1. The unoccupied truck traveled across a residential yard and stopped in the trees, Crandall said.

Therialut suffered minor injuries from the jump and got medical attention on his own. Frenchville Public Works assisted.

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