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Wrecked driver expected to recover after crews perform serious rescue


A truck driver suffered only non life threatening injuries after rolling his rig in Colorado on Tuesday morning. 

The accident happened on July 13th in Lakewood at the C-470 westbound exit ramp on northbound Highway 285. 

According to Fox 31 News, the semi truck overturned while taking the exit , spilling its load of wood, sparking a small fire, and trapping the driver inside of the cab. No other vehicles were involved. 

Luckily, the first responders were able to quickly put out the fire and extricate the trucker from the rig. 

The driver was then transported to a nearby hospital with injuries considered to be moderate but not life-threatening.


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