Authorities said a man flipped his pickup into the Cleveland Greenway creek on Tuesday night, but escaped with only minor injuries.
Bradley County EMS responded to a reported single vehicle crash on the greenway in front of Cooke’s Food Store on Keith Street. At 7:20 p.m.. EMS was notified that a vehicle had left the roadway and landed in the creek by the greenway.
There was an ambulance and EMS supervisor nearby when the call came in and was immediately on the scene. When they arrived they found a truck upright in the creek.
Apparently, the truck struck the bridge and possibly flipped and landed upright in the water. A man was standing on the roof when responders arrived. He was treated for minor injuries on the scene and transported by EMS to Sky Ridge Medical Center.