Debris dropped from overpasses hitting cars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- Columbus police are looking for those responsible for a number of cases of dangerous objects being dropped from bridges onto moving traffic.  

The most recent case was Monday, when railroad spikes dropped from a bridge shattered a moving car’s windshield near North Central Avenue.

Authorities say another vehicle was hit by a large rock in a similar manner on Georgesville Road near I-270.

According to Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien, persons caught dropping objects onto moving traffic can be charged with attempted murder.

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