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Truck Hits Pole; Pole Then Crashes Into Car's Windshield

9:18 AM, Mar 19, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A collision between a truck and a wire triggered a chain of events that sent a woman to the hospital Tuesday morning.

Columbia police say a truck traveling on Highway 277 near Bull Street struck a guy wire (a support cable that runs from the ground to a pole) that had fallen after Monday night's storm.

The truck then pulled the guy wire, causing the attached pole to come crashing down. The pole landed on the windshield of a woman driving a car.

The driver was taken to the hospital with what are described as minor injuries.

Highway 277 at Bull Street was briefly blocked.

 

 

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