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Old 12-29-2015, 05:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Trucker Destroys Historic Bridge Because She Didn't Know How Many Pounds Six Tons Was...

Trucker Destroys Historic Bridge Because She Didn't Know How Many Pounds Six Tons Was

The craziest part isnít that 23-year-old Mary Lambright drove her 30-ton truck onto this tiny bridge in Paoli, Indiana built in 1880. Itís that she knew that the bridgeís weight limit was six tons. She just didnít know how many pounds that was.

Seriously, thatís what she told the police after the crash on Christmas, as they note in their report:

Ms. Lambright was aware of the iron bridge stating she had driven on it several times in her personal vehicle and was also aware of the posted signage ďno semis, weight limit of 6 tonsĒ. When asked by Paoli Police why she continued through the bridge knowing the weight limit was only 6 tons she admitted to not knowing how many pounds that was. She was advised the weight of the vehicle at the time of the crash was close to 30 tons.

Police report.

Ms. Lambright stated she wasnít comfortable backing the semi up and made the decision to try to go through the bridge.

How did she get her CDL...???


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