Truck crashes into bridge, shuts down road


BUCKHANNON- A wreck near Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School temporarily closed a bridge in Tennerton on Thursday.

According to the accident report from the Buckhannon Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, a tractor trailer was crossing a bridge on Tallmansville Road when the load struck the bridge. The driver then attempted to back up which resulted in the load tipping over. Both lanes were shut down for a few hours.

The driver of the truck was Victor King, age 53, who works for Spectrum Express Inc. No injuries were reported.

The bridge was inspected and the road has since been reopened.

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