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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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