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Driver refused medical treatment after flipping rig while reaching for coffee cup 


A truck driver is expected to be okay after flipping his truck while reaching for a cup of coffee in Nebraska on Wednesday morning. 

The accident happened on July 27th near Lincoln at around 7 a.m. 

According to ABC 8 News, the driver was traveling along Northwest 98th Street near the I-80 exit when he reached for a cup of coffee, causing him to lose control of the truck. The truck then drifted off the road and overturned. 

The truck was hauling an anti-bacterial chemical for food at the time of the crash, which spilled out of the truck in the crash. The chemical was deemed not a threat to the public. 

The trucker was not seriously injured in the crash and refused medical treatment. No further information has been released.


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