Malfunctioning boom truck causes closure, bridge damage on Ala. I-85

Published: Jan. 13, 2023 at 9:54 AM EST
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ALABAMA (WTVM) - A single-vehicle wreck involving a boom truck damages a part of the Macon County 97 bridge.

According to ALEA, the accident happened at about 8:17 p.m. on Jan. 13 near the 20-mile marker in Macon County.

Troopers say the truck malfunctioned and raised while traveling north on I-85.

The truck struck the bridge to Macon County 97, damaging a portion.

Macon County 97 will be closed until further notice while the Alabama Department of Transportation assists in clearing the area of the down powerlines.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

ALEA will continue to monitor and provide updates.