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Firefighters Roll Up to ‘Worst Case Scenario’ on River Bridge, Soon Make an Amazing Rescue

The driver of a semi-truck was pulled to safety Friday by firefighters following a crash that left the big rig dangling from a bridge across the Ohio River.
The three-vehicle crash on the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge connecting Louisville, Kentucky, to southern Indiana was reported around noon, Louisville Fire Chief Brian O’Neill said during a press conference.
One other person involved in the crash was immediately taken to the hospital and crews set up to rescue the truck driver from the cab.

It took about 40 minutes to set up a rope system and get someone ready to rappel down to the cab and hook the driver up to a safety harness and bring her out safely, O’Neill said.
She was taken to the hospit …

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