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Semi truck plunges off bridge into Georgia river


Georgia authorities are investigating after a semi truck plunged off a bridge and into the river below on Wednesday.

Shortly before noon on May 11, a semi truck was westbound on a bridge over the Flint River in Bainbridge, Georgia, when the driver lost control.

The truck crashed through a guardrail and into the Flint River below.

The Decatur County Fire and Rescue deployed a Rescue boat and dive team to assist in the response.

The truck driver was pulled from the partially submerged vehicle and was transported to Tallahassee Memorial for treatment.

Bainbridge Public Safety along with multiple other agencies are investigating the crash.


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