Dump Truck Slams Into Ohio Pedestrian Bridge
A dump truck traveling with its trailer raised slammed into a pedestrian bridge outside of Cleveland on Saturday, causing officials to shut down a heavily trafficked freeway for at least two days.
Ohio Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Ziaja says no one was walking on the bridge over Interstate 90 at the time of the 6 a.m. accident and that the truck's driver wasn't hurt.
The accident caused part of the truck's bed to flip over, while the truck's cab continued driving a short distance before stopping. Part of the walkway was ripped away from its base.
Ziaja says workers will remove the entire bridge over the weekend and hopes that Interstate 90 will be open in time for the Monday morning commute.
It's unclear why the dump truck's bed was raised.