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Two Injured After Concrete Falls from Atlanta Bridge


ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities said two people were hurt after a truck hit a bridge and a large chunk of concrete fell onto a vehicle.in northwest Atlanta.

The truck hit a CSX railroad trestle Tuesday morning over Bolton Road. Georgia Department of Transportation spokesman David Spear says the bridge was hit by a garbage truck's hydraulic arm.

Atlanta Fire Capt. Jolyon Bundrige says one person was freed from the truck, and was in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

He says a woman in a car behind the truck was also taken to Grady with minor injuries.

Atlanta police spokesman Curtis Davenport told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the garbage truck driver was charged with unsecured load, failure to obey a traffic control device and collision with an object adjacent to the street.


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