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Truck flies off I-49 overpass hospitalizing two people

Two people have been hospitalized after their truck flew off the Bella Vista Bypass on I-49, on Thursday, May 19.

BELLA VISTA, Ark. — Two people are in the hospital after their truck flew off an overpass on I-49, on Thursday, May 19. 

According to the City of Bella Vista Communications Director, the truck was traveling on I-49 around 2:45 p.m. near the Arkansas-Missouri border when it went off of the Bella Vista Bypass and hit the ground below.

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It is reported a female passenger was thrown from the truck and airlifted to a hospital. The male driver was also taken to a hospital in an ambulance. Both of the passenger's conditions are unknown. 

Police are investigating why the truck left the roadway.

VIDEO CREDIT:  Jordan Hall

-5NEWS

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