Archive for Monday, April 9, 2007

Bathtub falls from truck, injures motorcyclist

April 9, 2007


— A boxed bathtub fell from the bed of a pickup truck and slid into a motorcycle's path, critically injuring the 72-year-old cyclist, state police said.

Charles S. Warren was traveling on Interstate 12 on Saturday when he was thrown from his motorcycle after hitting the bathtub, according to Trooper Louis Calato. Warren was being treated at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, he said.

Calato said the motorcycle, the box and the bathtub all ended up in the grass median.

The pickup's driver, 32-year-old Shain Autumn Springfield, was booked with negligent injury and driving with an unsecured load, he said.


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