By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor
WESTBOROUGH – A CSX train gingerly inched over the downtown rail bridge, Thursday, while a crumpled semi truck sat still wedged under the same bridge.
This crash marked just the latest in a line of truck collisions with the bridge, which is too short to allow traditional tractor trailers through.
The incident took place in the early afternoon as a semi sheered off its roof and buckled its frame under the low clearance span.
Roughly a block past the bridge, a pair of men wearing Harvey’s Trucks vests stood in a parking lot. They had just stopped by in town to pick up lunch.
“Does this happen often?” one asked a Westborough police officer directing traffic in the street.
“All the time,” that officer answered.