Open dump truck crashes into Vanier Parkway overpass on Hwy 417 in Ottawa

The open box of a dump truck remains stuck on the underside of the Vanier Parkway overpass Wednesday morning. Geoffrey Barnum / Twitter

The box of an open dump truck collided with the Vanier Parkway overpass on Highway 417 westbound on Wednesday morning, disrupting traffic in a chaotic scene.

Motorists passing by the scene started sharing photos of the incident to social media on Wednesday morning shortly after 8:30 a.m.

An OPP spokesperson said there were no injuries related to the incident.

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Traffic was disrupted on the 417 westbound for six hours on Wednesday but lanes were fully reopened around 2:30 p.m.


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