Scrap Metal Hauler Crashes Into Overpass in Forney - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Scrap Metal Hauler Crashes Into Overpass in Forney

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    Scrap Metal Hauler Crashes Into Overpass in Forney

    A major North Texas highway is closed after a scrap metal hauler struck an overpass Wednesday morning. (Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018)

    Eastbound U.S. Highway 80 in Forney has reopened just before rush hour Wednesday afternoon after being closed much of the day due to a major crash.

    A scrap hauler struck an overpass Wednesday morning along Highway 80 near Pinson Road in Forney. 

    Police said the truck was attempting to drive under the overpass when it got stuck, causing significant damage to the bridge. Debris from the truck, as well as the damaged overpass, was scattered all over the roadway.

    Additionally, the north and southbound lanes on Pinson Bridge Road are open, using the northbound lanes.

    No injuries were reported in the crash.


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