Tractor-trailer hits overpass, causes major street closures in downtown Montreal

A tractor-trailer struck the Guy Street overpass on Thursday morning. Billy Shields/Global News

Guy Street in downtown Montreal has reopened to traffic after a tractor-trailer heading south slammed into the train overpass at 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Crews worked to remove the truck for the better part of the morning by taking air out of the tires.

“It’s a big issue. We’re pretty concern about it,” admitted Philippe Sabourin, a City of Montreal spokesperson.

Police spokesperson Manuel Couture said the overpass was inspected by Canadian Pacific Railway for any damages.

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There were no reported injures, but the driver could face a fine of $200.


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