Public Works truck crashes into abandoned building on Missionary Ridge

Driver suffers minor injuries

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A Chattanooga Public Works debris collection truck took a wild ride on Missionary Ridge this morning.


It happened around 9:15 AM on Ridgewood Drive near the bridge over I 24.


The truck left the road, hit a pole, went down the embankment and smashed into an out-building next to a home.


The building, itself was unoccupied.


Chattanooga firefighters were called on to stabilize the truck and building while a wrecker removed the truck.


The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.


Truck 2

from Chatt. Fire Dept.

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