Another truck ran afoul of the 12' clearance under the Main Street rail bridge this morning.
Woonsocket Police Information Officer Det. Jamie Paone said the police department received a call about the truck at about 11:17 a.m., and it was still stuck as of noon. Jonathan Hayes, who walked by the site, said it had been cleared by about 12:10 p.m.
Paone said this wayward vehicle was a Ryder truck, likely a rental driven by someone who isn't experienced with large vehicles. There was no immediate information on the driver's identity or whether the person will be citied for the mishap.
She said a tow truck company was called to free the vehicle. Usually, she said, the tow company attempts to free a wedged truck by letting air out of the tires, but sometimes the cargo has to be taken out and the truck has to be pulled out by a tower.
Hayes said letting the air out of the tires did the trick this time.
The bridge catches unwary drivers of large vehicles each year, Paone said. This is the second time this month the bridge has suffered a hapless driver. On .
Woonsocket Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.