Semi hits railroad bridge

Posted: Mar. 14, 2013 10:31 am Updated: Apr. 11, 2013 12:15 pm

A semi tractor-trailer hit the railroad bridge near 60th and Ellington Road at 3:39 a.m. Thursday.

The Adams County Sheriff's Department reports a 2007 International semi tractor-trailer was eastbound on Ellington Road when the load struck the bride was the semi was attempting to pass through underneath.

The driver, Brian S. Viar, 42, of rural Liberty, was not injured. He was wearing his seat belt.

Deputies said the bridge was not damaged, but the semi owned by AMCON sustained moderate damage.

Assisting were the Adams County Highway Department and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad.