Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Truck versus Overpass…Overpass Wins

 

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

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week

October 20, 2014 6844

Uncle Lee's in Greenville is Closing Its Doors…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by www.unclelees.com
October 19, 2014 4614

Kentucky Energy Department Releases Virtual Solar…

in General News For All Sites by Dick Brown
October 18, 2014 3551

Muhlenberg County Celebrates New Farmer’s Market

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
October 21, 2014 3457

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Shamrock…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer C.P. Haynie
October 20, 2014 2886

Man Charged for Assaulting Pregnant Wife

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 23, 2014 2872

Resident Returns Home to People Using Drugs,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 22, 2014 2854

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Hopkins News by Karen McKnight
October 21, 2014 2771

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Oct. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
October 20, 2014 2565

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Sheila Hopper
October 22, 2014 2350

Failure to Signal Ends in Drug Arrest

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department

Stories Trending Today

October 23, 2014 2872

Resident Returns Home to People Using Drugs,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 23, 2014 2013

Man Arrested for Endangering Welfare of Minor

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 23, 2014 1927

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
October 23, 2014 1872

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Oct. 23, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
October 23, 2014 1830

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

in Hopkins News by Lisa Miller
October 22, 2014 1455

Build, Go and Grow Regional Entrepreneurship…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Patricia Wiles
October 24, 2014 1367

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Reporting Check…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 23, 2014 1218

America Should Not Go Greek in the Bathroom

in General News For All Sites by Dr. Glenn Mollette
October 22, 2014 1143

Come Monster Mash at the Museum This Saturday

in General News For All Sites by National Corvette Museum
October 23, 2014 1138

Vocational Rehabilitation Seeks Public Input Nov.…

in General News For All Sites by Kim Brannock

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss