Truck strikes train bridge near Jersey City/Hoboken border

JERSEY CITY – Shortly after noon on Nov. 23, a truck collided with a NJ Transit train bridge, said Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari.
“Today at approximately 12:15 p.m. my officers responded to a report of a Chevrolet flatbed truck, with a billboard sign affixed to the back, which had struck the N.J. Transit Train bridge,” Schillari said. “The bridge goes over Marin Blvd., between 18th Street and Observer Highway on the Jersey City/ Hoboken Border.”
The driver, a 32 year old man from North Las Vegas, Nevada suffered a head injury and pains to his chest and was transported by Jersey City EMS to the Jersey City Medical Center in stable condition. The injuries are considered non-life threatening.
The truck was stuck under the bridge for approximately an hour and thirty minutes before it was towed away. Engineering Officials from NJ Transit inspected the bridge to make sure there was no structural damage. No summonses were issued.

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