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Alleged drunk driver jumps over overpass after crash

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A man is facing multiple charges after a crash that shut down a portion of I-75 in Whitfield County.

Officials say the driver of a Dodge truck lost control and crashed near mile marker 336 Tuesday night.

The truck overturned in the middle of the road. A tractor trailer struck the truck.

The driver of the Dodge fled the scene and jumped over the side of the overpass. He landed below and suffered injuries.

He was taken into custody and faces multiple charges including DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured

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