Man overturns truck on Potsdam bridge, escapes uninjured, police say
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 9:40 am


A tow truck helps right an overturned truck that lost control yesterday as snow covered St. Lawrence County roads. Photo by David Monahan.

POTSDAM -- Potsdam Police responded to an overturned vehicle Saturday after a truck lost control on Maple Street.

Gregory J. Stewart, 22, of Unadilla, was charged with driving at speeds not reasonable and prudent Saturday at 6:57 p.m. on Maple Street.

Patrols were called to a reported overturned vehicle on Maple Street, Fall Island.

Upon their arrival they found a pickup truck overturned onto the driver’s side with the driver out of the vehicle, uninjured.

It was determined that the suspect was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control due to hazardous road conditions and the vehicle drove up onto a guard rail on the bridge, causing the vehicle to overturn. The suspect was issued a traffic ticket for the listed charge.