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Man hospitalized after ejected from tanker truck in Pearl

Man ejected after wreck in Pearl. Source: Lt. Brian McGairty (Pearl PD) Man ejected after wreck in Pearl. Source: Lt. Brian McGairty (Pearl PD)
Man ejected after wreck in Pearl. Source: WLBT Man ejected after wreck in Pearl. Source: WLBT
Man ejected after wreck in Pearl. Source: WLBT Man ejected after wreck in Pearl. Source: WLBT
PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A driver was ejected when his truck crashed into the woods off I-20 in Pearl on Wednesday.

According to Pearl Police Lieutenant Brian McGairty, the 1990 Chevrolet tanker left I-20 East and crashed into the shoulder of the road around 11:00 a.m. 

Lt. McGairty says that the driver being ejected likely saved his life. The front seat that he was sitting in was completely smashed in once the truck crashed.

The driver was taken to the hospital and his condition is unknown right now.

The accident is still under investigation. We will update as soon as we know more.

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