The driver of a semi-trailer truck points out where his trailer jammed into an overpass on Post street Monday afternoon. The truck was stuck under the overpass for over an hour before crews could dislodge it. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
No! That bridge did not land on that truck. Maybe driver Kevin Vurnell wished it had. But Tuesday was not Vurnell's day as his tractor-trailer rig caught the overpass snapping huge wooden beams and collapsing the structure into the street. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
Another truck is crunched by the Stevens Street viaduct. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
A sign from above: Workmen remove a low-clearance sign from the Burlington Northern railroad overpass on Stevens Street south of First Avenue Tuesday after Jerome Green, a mechanic for Spokane Diesel, wedged his truck beneath the warning. Green was able to back the vehicle out of the tight spot when the sign was taken down. The bridge ceiling, the truck, and the sign all sustained some damage. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
Truck strikes skywalk: Larry Soehren shows repairmen damage done to the skywalk across Howard Street after a truck hit it. The damage was purely cosmetic. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
Stuck: URM food service driver Duane Carison found himself in a tight quarters Wednesday afternoon beneath a railroad bridge on Stevens between First and Second. After deflating the tires, the driver and his truck made a quick getaway. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
Paul Buckley removes a tarp from a truck damaged when it hit the underpass on Post Street. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
Tight quarters under an overpass at Trent and Napa in Spokane stalled driver John Johnson and his truck owned by Electran of Salem, Ore. The trailer, not carrying its usual load of batteries, was too high for the overpass. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
Oops! Spokane Diesel mechanic Jerome Green thought he had enough room to clear the Stevens Street Bridge, but the truck proved to be a few inches too tall. The bridge suffered minor damage; the truck, a crunched top. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.
In a jam: Charlie Pierce, left, ropes off part of the sidewalk between Main and Riverside after an Atlas Van Lines truck got stuck under a downtown Spokane skywalk Thursday. No one was injured but the skywalk was damaged. Photo Archive/ The Spokesman-Review.