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Columbus man crashes into fence at Reese Road Elementary

Columbus man crashes into fence after being stabbed in an armed robbery,(Source: Terry JEfferson/WTVM) Columbus man crashes into fence after being stabbed in an armed robbery,(Source: Terry JEfferson/WTVM)
Columbus man crashes into fence after being stabbed in an armed robbery,(Source: Terry JEfferson/WTVM) Columbus man crashes into fence after being stabbed in an armed robbery,(Source: Terry JEfferson/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A truck driver was injured before losing control and crashing into a fence at Reese Road Elementary.

According to MCSD Director of Communications Valerie Fuller, the driver of the yellow truck struck the vehicle of a teacher who was inside her SUV at the time. The accident happened after school around 3:45 p.m. on Friday.

A police report indicated that the driver was stabbed multiple times before the accident during an armed robbery. This incident was not related to the crash at Reese Road. 

Police officers and the MCSD security were notified immediately and emergency responders reported to the scene. Repairs will be needed for the fence on the playground.

There were no reported injuries to the employee who was in the SUV at the time, but the male driver of the yellow truck did have reported injuries.

The teacher who was struck in the SUV was also transported to the hospital with reportedly non-life threatening injuries.

This accident is still under investigation.

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