Nfld. & Labrador

Trucks collide on Elizabeth Avenue, taking down crosswalk sign

Two pickup trucks collided at a busy intersection in the east end of St. John's during rush hour Thursday morning, delaying traffic.

Trucks collide on Elizabeth Avenue

7 years ago
Duration 1:45
Two trucks collided during morning rush hour in St. John's Thursday, knocking down a crosswalk light

Two pickup trucks collided at a busy intersection in the east end of St. John's during rush hour Thursday morning, delaying traffic.

Both trucks sustained significant damage to the front end and side portions of the vehicles after colliding at Elizabeth Avenue and Newtown Road.

Two pickup trucks were damaged after colliding at Elizabeth Avenue and Newtown Road around 8 a.m. Thursday. (Cecil Haire/CBC)

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was called to the scene around 8 a.m.

Police said the accident happened when one truck failed to stop at the stop sign.

A crosswalk pole and light was taken down during the collision.

By 9 a.m., tow trucks had taken the damaged vehicles away and cleared the scene. 

No injuries were reported to police.

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