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Trucker rescued from water after intense plunge off bridge 


A semi truck was found wedged between two bridges in Indiana after an accident on Friday morning. 

The incident occurred on December 2nd at around 2:15 a.m. in Hammond, Indiana. 

According to WGN 9 News, The truck crashed off the Indiana Toll Road Interstate 90 and ended up wedged upside down between the eastbound and westbound sides near Cline Avenue. The cab was partially submerged in water and even caught fire, prompting the driver to climb out and swim to a nearby concrete pillar, where he was eventually found by firefighters after some searching.

The truck was empty at the time of the crash, reported ABC 7 Chicago. Several divers were deployed into the water to help secure the truck and contain any diesel fuel before the rig is pulled back up onto the roadway.

The unnamed driver has already been released from the hospital with only minor injuries. The incident is still under investigation, but officials say no other cars were on the road at the time of the crash. It is unclear what caused the wreck. 


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