- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

GLENNS FERRY, Idaho (AP) - A garbage truck driver has been injured after she tried to drive under a bridge that was shorter than her vehicle.

KTVB-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1Otfic5 ) that the driver of a 13-foot-1-inch truck tried to driver under a bridge in Glenns Ferry that was only 12 feet 3 inches tall.

The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office says the truck was going around 35 to 40 mph when it struck the bridge. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and had to be flown to a hospital by air ambulance. The extent of her injuries was unknown.

Officials say the driver was lost and didn’t realize the truck was bigger than the overpass.


Information from: KTVB-TV, https://www.ktvb.com/

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