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August 21, 2013

VIDEO: Truck and trailer ramp over guardrail, into creek

A short Vine video captured the moment a pickup truck and trailer veered into a median and ramped over a guardrail into a creek in Michigan, according to the Lansing State Journal.

The driver, a 59-year-old Kentwood man, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries after the pickup he was driving veered into a median and launched over a guardrail into a creek, according to Ingham County Sheriff’s Sgt. Matthew Flint. The driver was extricated from the pickup, which was towing a utility trailer carrying a riding lawn mower.
A later report from the Journal stated the driver was expected to make a full recovery. He suffered a fractured leg and dislocated ankle as well as a lower back fracture. He also suffered a partial lung collapse, but it did not affecting his breathing, according to Flint.

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