Carlos Orta run over by tractor-trailer at New England Tractor Trailer Training School

Bridgeport police say a man is recovering in the hospital after a student driver drove over his leg with a tractor-trailer. The 53-year-old driver was

Police say a student driver backed over the leg of Carlos Orta.

Police say a student driver backed over the leg of Carlos Orta. (6/6/13)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say a man is recovering in the hospital after a student driver drove over his leg with a tractor-trailer.

The 53-year-old driver was in training Tuesday at the New England Tractor Trailer Training School.

Police say he was trying to back up his rig when he heard a man screaming.

They say he jumped out and found Carlos Orta, 29, on the ground with his leg pinned beneath one of the truck's wheels.

Police say a supervisor at the school rushed over and moved the rig off of his leg.

They say no charges have been filed.
 

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