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Rain-battered bridge collapses under tractor trailer


A truck driver is lucky to be unhurt after a bridge collapsed under his vehicle in South Carolina this morning.

The bridge collapse happened in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, according to WBTV.

A truck driver was traveling on Highway 145 when the bridge underneath him suddenly collapsed.

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office says that the truck driver survived the incident without serious injury. No other injuries were were reported.

The bridge collapse is being blamed on heavy rains brought to the area by Hurricane Florence. Chesterfield County has already received more than 15 inches of rain as a result of Hurricane Florence.

The bridge is closed until further notice.


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