Fork lift struck highway overpass on Mass Pike in Charlton

Right hand lane of the eastbound side closed due to bridge inspection

Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department

CHARLTON, Mass. (WWLP) – An emergency bridge inspection was underway, Wednesday afternoon, on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Worcester County.

According to Massachusetts State Police, a fork lift that was on top of a flatbed truck had struck the overpass at Center Depot Road in Charlton. The incident took place on the eastbound side of the highway.

The right travel lane was closed in the area, but quickly reopened within an hour.

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