The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon and resulted in traffic delays during the evening commute. A pickup truck ran off the lane and became stuck on the edge of the Ballard Bridge.
After an accident, the Seattle Department of Transportation published a photo on its Twitter account that depicted the truck’s two front wheels falling over the bridge.
According to the spokeswoman for the SDOT, Ethan Bergerson, a witness stated that the pickup truck driver began swerving before hitting the guard rail and going partially over it.
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According to the spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department, Kristin Tinsley, the driver was able to get out of the truck on their own before the fire department’s arrival and did not require any medical help. There were no reports of any injuries.
According to the agency, while crews responded, two lanes to the south and one to the north were blocked on the left. One of the lanes in the north was used to reroute traffic headed south.
After the truck was moved, the roadway was completely clear by 5:30 p.m. All lanes were open.