Top Of Truck Torn Off After Hitting Footbridge On Storrow Drive

BOSTON (CBS) — An over-height truck had its top torn off when it hit a bridge on Storrow Drive near Mass Ave, leaving traffic backed up during the morning commute.

Check: WBZ Traffic Page

The truck hit the Fairfield Street Footbridge while travelling under it on Storrow Drive shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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The truck’s roof was torn off when it hit the footbridge. (WBZ-TV)

It was not yet clear if anyone was injured, or if the bridge was damaged.

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The top was sheared off this truck when it hit the Fairfield Street Footbridge. (WBZ-TV)

The center lane of Storrow Drive westbound was blocked, and then the truck was moved to the westbound Mass Ave off ramp, which was then closed. It was reopened around 7:20 a.m.

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  1. can someone please mount a good video camera on Storrow so we can all watch!!

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