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Out-of-control dump truck sends three to hospital


Three people were injured in San Antonio on Monday after a dump truck experienced brake failure and crashed into a gas station. 

The incident happened on june 28th at around 10:30 a.m. at a convenience store in San Antonio, Texas. 

According to Texas News Today, the truck was heading south on Interstate 35 at the O-Connor intersection when the driver lost control of the truck due to a potential brake failure, which overturned and skidded into two cars and through the side of a convenience store. Asphalt was spilled in the wreck.

The accident left three people injured, including the truck driver in his late twenties, who was able to walk himself to the ambulance but suffered a serious arm injury. Two others were also taken to the hospital for only minor injuries. Luckily, no one else was hurt in the incident. 

The store will now be closed for an unknown period of time due to the damage to the building and large amount of asphalt spilled in the crash. 

Police are still investigating the incident, including the mechanical failure.


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