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Truck flips off bridging halting rush hour traffic

Staff Reports • Apr 23, 2019 at 8:36 AM

Drivers were stranded during rush hour Monday after a truck went over the side of the bridge on Buckingham Road that crosses Interstate 26 at mile marker 13 near the Bobby Hicks Highway/Suncrest Drive exit.

The crash damaged the bridge, according to a tweet by Mark Nagi, spokesperson for the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

The crash caused long delays for westbound traffic traveling from Johnson City to Gray. The truck was the only vehicle involved and the driver was taken to the hospital, according to reports.