July 12, 2018 1:55 pm
Updated: July 12, 2018 2:19 pm

Dump truck fail shuts down one lane on Highway 59

One lane of Highway 59 was closed to traffic Thursday afternoon after a dump truck tried to clear the underpass with the bucket not fully lowered.

Manitoba RCMP

RCMP closed off the right lane of Highway 59 N Thursday after a dump truck got lodged underneath the bridge near Spring Hill Drive.

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The on-ramp to the south highway is also effected.

Police said the truck did not have the bucket all the way down and it caught the overpass as it tried to drive under.

RCMP shared this map of the location of the crash Thursday.

RCMP handout

The 73-year-old driver suffered minor injuries.

Traffic will be limited for as long as it takes to remove the truck and assess damage to the bridge.

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