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Semi truck picks a fight with infamous can-opener bridge — and loses


A North Carolina bridge famous for being hit by trucks claimed another victim this week.

The “11 Foot 8 Bridge” is located in Durham, North Carolina and is hit so frequently that there is a whole YouTube channel devoted to the trucks, buses, and RVs that ignore the warning signs and get eaten by the bridge.

YouTube user yovo68 writes:

In the evening hours of March 28, a semi truck hit the 11foot8 bridge in quite a spectacular fashion, at pretty high speed scattering debris across the intersection. Luckily no one was injured! The busted semi trailer was wedged under the trestle for over 90 Minutes before the recovery operators were able to winch it out of the canopener’s “jaws” … the beast has been fed! This was crash # 145 since April 2008 … and probably the biggest mess we have seen here, yet.

Take a look at the video clip below.


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