truck bridge1 500

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/29/13) – Lunchtime traffic was backed up more than usual on South 2nd Street Monday, April 29th in Central City.

A large truck filled with tires headed to Pace Tire Company in Central City made an unexpected "truck stop" when the driver attempted drive under the 11 feet 8 inches clearance railroad overpass.
 
Although the official report had not been filed prior to this report, Central City Police Chief Brent Robertson was on the scene. Robertson told SurfKY News that the truck filled with tires, belonged to Robison Tire Company in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

"It failed to yield to the clearance warning signs. We were behind him and tried to get him to stop, but he didn't see us. We could tell just from looking that he couldn't make it under there." Chief Robinson said.
 
The overpass has been the cause of many a stuck truck throughout the years, even though it is clearly marked.

truck bridge2 500

Paul McRee
SurfKY News
Photos provided by Paul McRee

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Neighbors Provide Helpful Information

KENTUCKY (7/30/15) — As Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineers have started evaluating the site of a fatal washout… Read More

House of Onyx's Crystal Gallery Opens in Greenville

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/31/15) — The Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce helped the House of Onyx's new Crystal Gallery… Read More
1 DOW 17,689.86
-56.12 (-0.32%)    
2 S&P 2,103.84
-4.79 (-0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,128.28
-0.50 (-0.01%)    

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5699

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3747

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 2924

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 2807

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2447

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19809

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 16114

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 30, 2015 2924

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 2807

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1512

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1288

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1208

Hanson City Council Discusses Boundaries, Zoning

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 1085

UPDATE: Body of Missing 8 Year Old Found; No Foul…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 992

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 757

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 628

Two Teens Face Multiple Charges Including Burglary

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 566

UK Women's Golf Announces Strong 2015-16 Schedule

by SurfKY News