MAHONING TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – One person suffered minor injuries in a construction zone accident in Lawrence County Tuesday morning.

According to police, a truck drove over some railroad tracks and hit a bridge pier on Route 224 in Mahoning Township.

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Investigators believe the accident happened around 1 a.m., but crews did not get the call until just before 6 a.m.

Police said the driver was apparently able to get out of his car, but he couldn’t get back to the highway to alert anyone.

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Medics took him to the hospital, but his injuries are not believed to be serious.


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