Car pulled from creek after falling off bridge

FRANKLIN COUNTY (WCMH) — Officials said everyone is expected to be OK after a vehicle went over a bridge plunged into a creek during a single-vehicle crash.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is responding to reports of a crash near U.S. 33 and Gender Road at about 4:30 pm Sunday.

According to dive teams on the scene, the driver was able to get out of the vehicle with minor injuries. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Good Samaritans were able to get a female out of the vehicle. It is unknown if she was injured.

Investigators are unsure what caused the vehicle to crash. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected to have played a role in the incident.

Part of U.S. 33 was closed eastbound between Gender and Rager roads for several hours as crews worked at the scene.

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