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Man injured, cut from vehicle after morning accident

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A man was cut out of his vehicle and taken to Phoebe Putney with injuries after a morning collision with a garbage truck.

Police and the Albany Fire department responded to the accident around 5:30 at the intersection of Flemming Road and Gaissert Road.

Police say the man was pulling out from the stop sign on Gaissert and didn't see the garbage truck traveling east on Flemming.

The garbage truck then struck the driver's side of the car, trapping the man inside.


He was transported to the hospital by EMS after he was removed from the vehicle.

The man's injuries are not life-threatening and the driver of the garbage truck was not injured.

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