03-27-10
Hwy 21/I77 Under Bridge
Car vs. Bridge Column

There appeared to be minor injuries from a vehicle that came across the medium and crashed into the concrete support column for the bridge.  The family and dog were all out of the vehicle when fire/rescue arrived.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Troutman Police Dept, Iredell County Sheriff Dept, Iredell Co. EMS, and NC State Patrol responded to the scene.


Coming into the scene.


Firefighter check the vehicle.


Heavy damage to front end.


Right side sheared off.


Looking into the front seat.


Front bumper wrapped around front end.


Looking from driver's side of vehicle.


View of rear of vehicle.


View of front of vehicle.


Front right fender is gone - wheel pushed back.


Different angle of front end.


Looking in passenger window.


Position under the bridge.


Talking about would could have been.


Some of the units on the scene.

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