Driver uninjured in tractor trailer accident in Westfield – WCSH

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WESTFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A tractor trailer crashed on Route 1 in Westfield late Saturday night.

70-year-old Josef Vencek was driving southbound when he lost control of his freightliner tractor trailer hauling a load of paper.

The truck and trailer jackknifed and skidded off the opposite side of the roadway, striking a guardrail and skidding backwards off the road over the embankment into a small stream.

Vencek was not injured in the crash. His truck and trailer are considered a total loss and sustained extensive damage.