Examples of embankment in a Sentence
the embankment is steep, so be careful walking along the ridge
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Four young adults, all from Carrollton, were traveling in a pickup on Missouri Highway CC east of County Road 261 when the truck ran off the road and struck an embankment and a tree before overturning.
The driver then lost control and skidded off the road into a grassy embankment near the Hardy Toll Road, the sheriff's office said.
The tractor trailer remained tipped over, partially down an embankment, at 10 a.m. Two lanes of traffic were able to get by the crash scene.
Officials say she was thrown from a vehicle onto the highway and over a rail, into an embankment.
The car traveled off the side of the roadway, hit an embankment and a tree, spun around and stopped in a ditch.
The buoy was too heavy to budge, so Moore tied a rope around it and with a skid-steer loader dragged it up the embankment and then brought it to the office’s parking lot.
The plantations where farmers once grew rice are now underwater, and all that is left is a dry strip of land that serves as an embankment.
In addition, firefighters are extinguishing a small blaze on an embankment alongside the northbound side of Interstate 15, near Deer Springs Road in the Escondido area, according to the CHP.
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