Utility truck on way to help with Hurricane Dorian repairs runs off I-75

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A utility truck ran off Interstate 75 and landed on Central Avenue Pike on Friday afternoon, Aug. 30, 2019. (WATE)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – An Indiana electric utility truck headed to Florida with help with Hurricane Dorian repairs ran off Interstate 75 on Friday afternoon and flipped onto Central Avenue Pike.

Two passengers in the truck had to be extricated by first responders.

Both were transported to UT Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries, according to Scott Erland, a spokesperson for the Knoxville Police Department.

The truck apparently went through a guardrail before landing on Central Avenue Pike at 1:27 p.m.

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