A dump truck in the intersection of 1st Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. after turning over. The accident happened Tuesday afternoon. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department
So far, no injuries have been reported after a dump truck rolled over at the intersection of 1st Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. at around 2 p.m. today, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh, who added that the accident involved no other vehicles. The chief didn’t say what may have caused the truck to overturn.
Maywood police to celebrate National Night Out Aug. 2
Maywood Police officers clean up after a 2014 National Night Out event in Maywood. | File
The Maywood Police Department will be in Fred Hampton Park, 300 Fred Hampton Way (Oak Street), on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., to celebrate National Night Out.
The event takes place nationwide each year and is designed “to raise Crime Prevention Awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirits and unity, and Community-Policing Partnerships,” according to a flyer circulated by the department promoting the event.
This year’s entertainment will include a youth tumbling team, an outdoor screening of the movie “Zootopia,” and free food, t-shirts, gifts and balloons. VFP