Public Works truck crashes into abandoned building on Missionary Ridge

Driver suffers minor injuries
Truck
from Chatt. Fire Dept.

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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