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Garbage truck overturns; driver suffers injuries


An IESI garbage truck overturned north of Bellevue, Monday night, injuring the driver.

The one-vehicle accident happened on Studdard Road at 7:15 p.m. EMT’s, Bellevue VFD First Responders and DPS responded to the scene. DPS Trooper Ben Wolf said the driver, Christopher Garcia, 31, of Bellevue, pulled the fully-loaded truck over in the ditch. When he tried to pull back onto the road, the vehicle tipped over.

Garcia was transported to Bowie Memorial Hospital with lacerations to the head and hands, and other possible injuries.


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