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Bridge collapses onto busy interstate in Tennessee

A motorist is injured and officials have a big cleanup job ahead of them after a bridge collapsed onto Interstate 75 in Tennessee this week.

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According to Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, the incident happened near “one of the most heavily trafficked intersections in the country” on Monday.

The concrete slab fell onto and crushed a vehicle but the mayor said it was “truly miraculous” that there were no more serious casualties.

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Local authorities indicate the road would likely be open to traffic by Monday evening but that the repairs would not be complete for weeks to come.

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