Highway 59 reopens after dump truck's bucket clips overpass

A section of Highway 59 northeast of Winnipeg has been reopened to traffic after a dump truck's bucket hit the overpass, shutting down part of the roadway Thursday.

Driver suffered minor injuries in collision northeast of Winnipeg

RCMP say the dump truck's bucket wasn't fully down when it clipped an overpass on Highway 59. (Submitted by RCMP)

A section of Highway 59 northeast of Winnipeg has been reopened to traffic after a dump truck's bucket hit the overpass, shutting down part of the roadway Thursday.

RCMP say the truck's bucket was not fully down when it clipped the bridge, knocking it off the back of the truck.

The crash had the northbound lanes of Highway 59, two kilometres southwest of Oasis Road, closed until around 8:30 p.m.

The 73-year-old male driver of the dump truck has minor injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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