- Associated Press - Monday, June 25, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a tractor-trailer driver has survived after his rig went off the side of a Kansas City, Kansas, highway overpass and fell about 60 feet to the ground below.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the driver is in serious condition after failing to negotiate a curve around 4 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 670 near Interstate 70. The Kansas City Star reports that patrol spokeswoman Tiffany Bush says the truck was carrying produce.

A witness, Bill Newcamp of Atchison, said he was waiting for a work crew near the overpass when he saw the truck fall. He says it’s a “miracle” the driver is alive.


Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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