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Tractor-trailer flips off Poplar Street Bridge, causing wreck that injures two people

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Be prepared when you hit the road. Here are some quick tips on what to do if you are in a car accident.

Those driving on the Poplar Street Bridge between St. Louis, Missouri, and the metro-east area on Sunday should take caution, as crews work to clean up a wreck involving a tractor-trailer that fell off the bridge.

KMOV 4 reported that the truck flipped off of Interstate 55 on the bridge and into the downtown St. Louis area, resulting in a crash that injured two people.

Police said the truck was carrying loads of cauliflower.

Hana Muslic has been covering breaking news and crime for the Belleville News-Democrat since August 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and her previous work can be found in The Lincoln Journal-Star and The Kansas City Star.


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