Mayor warns Burlington Skyway could be closed for days

TORONTO – Commuters on the Burlington Skyway bridge may be a few hours late as the Toronto-bound lanes were shutdown Thursday after a dump truck smashed into overhead scaffolding.

Burlington Mayor Rick Goldring tweeted later Thursday the accident could keep the bridge closed for days.

The incident happened just a few minutes before 4 p.m.  when the dump truck, with its dumping bed raised, drove into the scaffolding.

One person suffered minor injuries.

The incident has shutdown the Toronto-bound lanes as officials assess the scaffolding’s stability.

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