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Man Breaks Leg In Autozone Parking Lot Accident

Oct 15, 2013 -- 9:52pm

By: Kevin Karel (WRGA News)

A Floyd County man broke his leg in the parking lot of the Autozone on Shorter Avenue in Rome when his Ford pickup rolled backwards Tuesday night.

Rome Police Captain Paul Greene says the accident occurred at approximately 8:48 p.m. and the victim, while in a large amount of pain, did not sustain life-threatening injuries;

“Had a gentleman working on his truck in the lot of Autozone, the drive-shaft came out of the truck, the truck rolled over his leg. Non-life-threatening injuries.” 

The victim was visibly alert as he was loaded into an ambulance and taken to a local hospital for treatment. Traffic on Shorter Avenue was not affected by the accident.

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