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Logging truck gets stuck under Kamloops overpass

A logging got stuck under the railway overpass at 1 Avenue and Landsdowne Street in Kamloops, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
January 28, 2019 - 4:06 PM

KAMLOOPS - The driver of a fully-loaded logging truck has wedged their rig under a railway overpass in Kamloops.

Emergency crews were called just before 3 p.m. today, Jan. 28, to the CP Rail overpass at 1 Avenue and Landsdowne Street across from City Hall.

Kamloops Bylaw and Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement were on the scene and traffic was disrupted in the area.

Workers pulled logs from the stuck truck and cut them up with chainsaws to go into a wood chipper.

Calls to the City and Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement were not immediately returned.

Workers with chainsaws cut up logs and put them in a wood chipper across from Kamloops City Hall on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Workers with chainsaws cut up logs and put them in a wood chipper across from Kamloops City Hall on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

Kamloops bylaw and Commericial Vehicle and Safety Enforcement personnel attended to area of Lansdowne and 1 Avenue after a logging struck got stuck under an overpass on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Kamloops bylaw and Commericial Vehicle and Safety Enforcement personnel attended to area of Lansdowne and 1 Avenue after a logging struck got stuck under an overpass on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

— This story was updated at 5:05 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 with new information and photos.


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