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Log truck driver survives 20 foot drop off Oregon bridge


Emergency crews responded to the scene after a truck hauling logs crashed off a bridge in Willamina, Oregon.

The driver was heading east on Willamina Creek Bridge around 10:45 a.m. Monday. According to investigators, the truck went over the north side of the bridge and fell about 20 feet landing on its wheels.

Firefighters said the bridge and truck sustained significant damage. Crews arrived at the scene to place absorbent pads and booms across Willamina Creek to control the fuel and oil spill.

The bridge has been shut down. 

The driver was taken to the hospital following the accident.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.


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