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2 men hospitalized after garbage truck rolls into pond

September 4, 2019

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida man was driving a garbage truck when he lost control of the vehicle and rolled into a retention pond, injuring himself and a passenger.

The Bradenton Herald reports the 29-year-old driver and his 39-year-old passenger were hospitalized Tuesday.

Florida Highway Patrol says the truck was traveling down a Bradenton road when the driver overcorrected, lost control of the truck, spun into a grassy shoulder and rolled into the pond.

The driver was in serious condition and the passenger was in critical condition as of Tuesday morning.


Information from: The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald , http://www.bradenton.com

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