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Truck spills fuel, cement into L.A. business

A cement truck was flipped on its nose, spilling cement and fuel into a Little Tokyo business on Saturday. The truck was backing onto a ramp leading to the roof of a business in Little Tokyo when the ramp collapsed.
August 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A cement truck was backing onto a ramp leading to the roof of a business in Little Tokyo when the ramp collapsed, flipping the truck on its nose.The business is located in the 1200 block of East Palmetto Street.

The truck was nearly at the top when the ramp collapsed, and about 20 gallons of diesel fuel spilled.

Several cubic yards of cement also flowed into the business.

The truck driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

City building and safety officials were called to check for structural damage.


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