Brick Truck Overturns on East Pointe Drive

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COLUMBIA - A man was rescued Monday from an overturned Midwest Block & Brick truck at the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and East Pointe Drive in Columbia. 

The driver was making a right turn onto East Pointe Drive around 1 p.m. when the truck rolled across the street and trapped the driver inside. The truck was carrying a load of cinder blocks.

Columbia Battalion Chief James Weaver said the driver went to University Hospital for treatment.

"He went to the University as a trauma alert, and that classification is with life threatening injuries." Weaver said.

(Additional images courtesy of Jake Eldredge)

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