Truck driver who crashed over I-75 dies

Update: June 23, 2014

(WBIR) The driver of a truck that crashed over an interstate overpass and onto the road below has died from his injuries.

Last Tuesday, the driver crashed on I-75 north near the Loudon County exit. He was taken to UT Medical Center where he died two days later.

He was cited for driving under the influence of drugs before his death.

No other cars were involved in the accident.

Original story: June 17, 2014

THP says a driver lost control of his truck, went over an Interstate overpass and crashed on the roadway below.

It happened around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon along I-75 North near the Loudon County exit.

Troopers say no other cars were involved in the wreck.

Rescue crews flew the driver of the truck to UT Medical Center.


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