The boom from an excavator located on the back of a flatbed truck smashed into the Peardonville Road overpass this afternoon creating a cloud of dust and damage.
Abbotsford News reader Daniel Slootweg shared the video in a message and stated that he could tell a collision was imminent as he traveled behind the vehicle on Highway 1.
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“Looked to be a couple feet over height, could see it coming a mile away – thus the video,” he said.
The collision occurred at around 2 pm and Sloweg said the driver stopped to investigate the damage after he hit the overpass. The drivers remained on scene and police were still on scene at around 3 pm
One lane of the highway is closed in the eastbound lanes, causing traffic delays, and traffic is backed up on Peardonville Road as well.
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