Driver of 18-wheeler fails to navigate turn, damages bridge, police say

Incident occurred around 9 p.m. on Loop 410 near Fredericksburg Road

Emergency crews responded to a big rig that damaged a Loop 410 turnaround late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – Emergency crews responded to a big rig that damaged a Loop 410 turnaround late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

The incident occurred around 9 p.m. on a Loop 410 bridge near Fredericksburg Road.

According to police, the driver of the 18-wheeler was unable to successfully take the turnaround and ended up with the trailer dangling over the bridge.

Police said the back wheels hit the bridge, bending the rim of the vehicle.

Texas Department of Transportation officials inspected the bridge and said the damage was simply cosmetic and that there was no structural damage.

There were no reported injuries.


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