Big Rig Drives Off Freeway in Burbank, Driver Has Minor Injuries

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BURBANK (CNS) - A motorist driving a semi-truck escaped with minor injuries when his big rig went off an off-ramp from the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank today and onto the street below, authorities said.  

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, the Burbank Fire Department reported.  

Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched at 5:58 a.m. to the freeway at the Empire Avenue off-ramp. Paramedics took the motorist to a hospital with minor injuries.

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