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Six sent to hospital after dump truck rolls over, partially lands on a smaller car in Wilton

Wilton officials say six people were in a small vehicle when the dump truck partially rolled over onto the car and trapped the passengers inside

WILTON, Maine — Wilton police say three adults and three children were taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon following a rollover crash involving a dump truck and a car along Route 2 in Wilton Monday.

Details are scarce, but witnesses told NEWS CENTER Maine the crash scene was quite scary. 

Video sent to NEWS CENTER Maine shows a large dump truck appearing to have rolled on its side, dumping a cargo of looked like gravel, dirt, and large rocks, coming to rest on and partially crushing a smaller car. Passers-by can be seen pulling rocks and debris off the car while first responders help people out of the crushed vehicle. 

Witnesses told NEWS CENTER Maine a woman trapped in the car seemed to be alert and talked to first responders about the safety of her children.

Officials did not know if there were injuries and how severe any injuries were. 

NEWS CENTER Maine's Carly D'Eon said she could see a LifeFlight helicopter but was unsure if the crew had taken anyone to the hospital with the crew. 

NEWS CENTER Maine will update the story as details become available.

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