Water truck overturns in Golden Valley, no injuries

Golden Valley Fire District firefighter-EMT Matt Gore (forground) takes information from the driver of the water truck that crashed on Bolsa Drive in Golden Valley Thursday. The driver of the truck was medically evaluated. It was determined that he only received minor injuries in the accident, and it was  not necessary to for the driver to be transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment. The brother of the water haul truck driver arrived on scene with his tow truck and was ready to right the vehicle upon completion of the investigation by law enforcement personnel.

Photo by Butch Meriwether.

Golden Valley Fire District firefighter-EMT Matt Gore (forground) takes information from the driver of the water truck that crashed on Bolsa Drive in Golden Valley Thursday. The driver of the truck was medically evaluated. It was determined that he only received minor injuries in the accident, and it was not necessary to for the driver to be transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment. The brother of the water haul truck driver arrived on scene with his tow truck and was ready to right the vehicle upon completion of the investigation by law enforcement personnel.

GOLDEN VALLEY – Golden Valley Fire District firefighters from Station 12 and GVFD Duty Officer Boyd Lewis, and Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies, responded at 10:46 a.m. Thursday to a one-vehicle accident on West Bolsa Drive near the intersection of Drake Road.

When the firefighters and dupties arrived on scene, they observed a commerical water haul truck laying on its side and the driver standing outside the vehicle.

The firefighters performed a medical evaluation of the driver and stated that he only had minor scratches to his leg and it was not necessary for him to be transferred to Kingman Regional Medical Center for further treatment.

According to firefighters, the driver told them the right-rear leaf spring attahced to the axle broke while he was driving eastbound on Bolsa Road causing the vehicle to slide sideways and roll onto it side.

The exact cause of the accident is under investigation by MCSO.