Truck flips off side of bridge on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County

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Woman and child ejected prior to truck plunging to the ground below

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A woman and child were ejected from their vehicle before it flipped over the side of a bridge on Interstate 81 Tuesday morning in Lackawanna County.

The crash occurred around 7:15 AM on the southbound lane of Interstate 81 at mile marker 183.5, just north of the Montage Mountain exit.

First responders tell Eyewitness News that a woman and six-year-old child were in a Ford F-150 right before it went over the side of a bridge. The occupants were ejected from the vehicle before it went over the side.

The vehicle was found on its roof just under the bridge where the crash happened.

The woman and child were both taken to the hospital. The child is expected to be ok. The extent of the woman’s injuries are unknown at this time.

Traffic is backed up in both sections of the interstate.

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