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Truck flipped at landfill, driver transported to hospital

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Emergency crews responded to an accident at the New Hanover County Landfill. Emergency crews responded to an accident at the New Hanover County Landfill.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Emergency crews responded to an accident at the New Hanover County Landfill on Monday.

According to Highway Patrol, a truck got stuck on the top of the trash sheet around 1 p.m. Officials said one of the trash compactors were used to rescue the tuck, but the truck ended up flipping over.

The driver was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with minor injuries to his leg. NHRMC officials say the victim has been released.  

The incident happened around 1 p.m.

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