Spruce Plains RCMP respond to semi vs bridge collision

On September 7, 2023, at approximately 11:35 am, Spruce Plains RCMP received a report that a semi-trailer transporting farm equipment had become lodged under the Canadian Pacific Railway overpass on Highway 10 near Minnedosa in the RM of Minto-Odanah.

Officers responded and observed that the farm equipment loaded on the semi-trailer was too high and collided with the bridge, causing the semi to become stuck.

The Minnedosa Fire Department also responded to assist.

A tow company was called to clear the vehicle and free up the lane. CP Railway was called so they were aware of the incident and could examine and ensure the integrity of the bridge. Traffic in the area was affected for approximately two hours.

Nobody was injured in the incident, and the damage to the bridge appears minor.

The investigation continues.

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