Cement truck crashes in Littleton

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Cement truck rollover

The accident scene at Mineral Ave. and Santa Fe Dr. June 5, 2012.

LITTLETON, Colo. – The driver of a cement truck was hospitalized Tuesday after his vehicle tipped over on eastbound Mineral Avenue at Santa Fe Drive.

The accident happened at about 12:40 p.m. when, according to Littleton Police, the driver lost control of the truck, causing it to roll onto its side directly underneath RTD Light Rail tracks.

Police say the driver suffered minor injuries.

No cement spilled.

Eastbound Mineral Ave. was expected to be closed for the remainder of the afternoon.