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Oversized load driver issued multiple citations for bridge strike caught on camera

Two people in an escort vehicle were injured.

Wisconsin police cited a truck driver after his too-tall load smashed into an overpass on Wednesday.

The bridge strike happened around 6:30 a.m on November 13 when a truck hauling a large containment unit struck an I-43/94 overpass in Milwaukee.

MCSO is reporting a full freeway closure northbound on I-43 @ Holt. A semi flatbed truck struck the overpass @ Lincoln…

Posted by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Two people in the oversized load’s escort vehicle suffered non life-threatening injuries, WISN reports.

The truck driver, 61 year old Diego A. Cantillo was arrested and charged with operating an excess height vehicle without a permit, operating an excess width vehicle without a permit, and spilling waste load on the roadway.

You can view video of the bridge strike below.

Semi driver crashes into overpass

Watch: A semi driver slammed into an overpass with too tall of a load. He was cited following the crash. https://bit.ly/374mgAs

Posted by CBS 58 on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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