A garbage truck was wedged into a pedestrian bridge early Tuesday on a Cleveland interstate.
Photo: Cleveland Division of Fire
Photo: Cleveland Division of Fire

Garbage truck stuck against pedestrian bridge snarls Cleveland traffic

>> Read more trending news 

The crash occurred around 7:40 a.m., the television station reported. The truck hit the overpass as it traveled on I-77, wedging the dump bed of the truck against the structure, WOIO reported.

Two right lanes of the interstate were closed for nearly three hours as crews worked to free the vehicle from the bridge, the television station reported. The roads were reopened around 10:30 a.m., WJW reported.

Officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation said they are evaluating the structural integrity of the bridge, according to WOIO.

Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X