BOSTON (CBS) - A dump truck ran into a telephone pole on Bacon Street in Waltham injuring a woman on Thursday afternoon. The truck kept on going.
Louis Ladopoulos works at the garage across the street. "He didn't stop or anything - pulling wires and everything. I said, 'Whoa he's going to stop any minute.' No, he kept on going," said Ladopoulos.
Witnesses said a landscaper took a left on to Bacon Street hitting the Verizon telephone pole. The bottom of it shattered. A piece of it hit a woman in her 30's who was walking on the sidewalk with a child. Witnesses said she broke her arm. She was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Brian Leger owns Lou's Custom Exhaust, directly behind the damaged pole. "We don't have phone so we don't have any business right now, and you can see this is quite a mess to repair," said Leger.
When Verizon's temporary workers arrived to install a new telephone pole, striking employees were ready with taunts.
The driver went to the police station with his lawyer. He said he didn't know he hit anything.
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