Trucker survives fall off Texas bridge

A truck driver is reportedly okay following a crash off of a bridge early Monday morning.

The incident occurred around 3 a.m. on Monday, September 14, about 3 miles south of Quinlan, Texas.

Authorities say that a semi truck and SUV collided on Highway 34, causing the truck to fall off the bridge.

0300hrs Rescue Engine 21 on location of an MVC on Hwy 34 south of Quinlan. Roadway still being cleared at this time.

Posted by Cash Fire Department on Sunday, September 13, 2020

Local news outlet the Herald-Banner reports that after the crash, the SUV driver fled the scene.

The truck driver was not injured in the crash.

The Texas Department of Transportation is working to make repairs to the damaged guardrail on the bridge.