I-265 bridge damage

Part of a bridge over Interstate 265 in southern Indiana damaged by a truck, whose driver forgot to put the vehicle's lift down after dropping off a dumpster, on Monday, May 13, 2019. 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Part of a bridge over Interstate 265 in southern Indiana was damaged Monday when a truck slammed into it. 

Police said a truck driver forgot to put down the vehicle's lift after he dropped off a dumpster in the New Albany Business Park. The front of the lift hit the overpass and left a large dent in the green metal portion of the structure.  

Truck damaged after colliding with portion of bridge over I-265

The truck that collided with a portion of a bridge over Interstate 265 in southern Indiana on Monday, May 13, 2019. Police said the truck's driver forgot to put down the vehicle's lift after dropping off a dumpster.  

Both lanes of the Klerner Lane overpass were closed while bridge inspectors took inventory of the damage. One lane will remain shut down until the bridge is fixed, inspectors said. 

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