Lane of Ft. Duquesne Bridge, ramp to North Shore reopen after UPS truck crashes
November 8, 2013 12:12 PM
Cleanup continues as a UPS rig lies on its side on a northbound ramp leading off the Fort Duquesne Bridge toward the North Shore. The trailer was in the process of being unloaded.
A UPS rig lies on its side on a northbound ramp leading off of the Fort Duquesne Bridge toward the North Shore. The trailer was in the process of being unloaded. Workers were also dealing with the fuel spill running onto the lower deck.
By Molly Born / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A southbound lane of the Ft. Duquesne Bridge and the ramp toward the North Shore has reopened after a UPS tractor-trailer overturned this morning.
The driver of the truck suffered a minor injury to his to left arm and was taken to a hospital after the wreck on the bridge, reported about 4:30 a.m., authorities said. State police said the driver, Mark Haislup, 51, was going north on the bridge when he fell asleep and hit the barrier separating exits 1B and 1C.
Pennsylvania State Police reopened the bridge before noon.
Several packages the truck was carrying fell out onto the road when it flipped onto its side near the Route 65-North Shore split.
Molly Born: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-263-1944. Twitter: @borntolede. First Published November 8, 2013 6:58 AM
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