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Driver Injured By Flying Piece Of Metal On Route 128

WALTHAM (CBS) – A driver was seriously injured after a piece of metal came crashing through their windshield on Route 128.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. in Waltham near Exit 26. A piece of debris, believed to be a metal piece from a tractor trailer designed to hold a tire mud flap in place, flew through the windshield of a Honda Odyssey.

A piece of metal left a hole in a windshield on Route 128 in Waltham, injuring the driver. (Image Credit: Massachusetts State Police)

The driver was taken by ambulance to Mass General Hospital. State Police said the driver suffered facial injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

Debris that crashed into a driver's car. (Image Credit: Massachusetts State Police)

It is not known which truck the debris came off of. Police said it is possible the item was already in the road and was kicked up by another vehicle.


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