GPS Unit Designed For Trucks Leads Driver Into Low Bridge

[quote style=”1″]The driver could be heard telling police that his truck specific GPS system directed him on the bridge’s path.[/quote]

 

On Tuesday, a truck driver following his GPS instructed path slammed into the Gorham Street Spaghetti Bridge in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The incident happened just after noon and shut down traffic in the southbound lane for nearly an hour, the Lowell Sun reported.

This is the second truck, bridge incident in the last two months.

According to the Lowell Sun, the driver could be heard telling police that his GPS system directed him on the bridge’s path.  He also told the police that his GPS system is specially designed for trucks.

The Spaghetti Bridge’s clearance is 12 feet, as the sign on the bridge indicates.  Also on the bridge is a painted “low clearance” caution.

Read more about this incident at the Lowell Sun.