A trucker was cited
on Monday after he lost control of his semi-tractor trailer on I-65 in Lake
County, the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 5:10 p.m. Matthew J. Stockwell, 35, of Scottville, Mich., was
southbound on I-65 when, he later advised, his steering locked to the right,
causing his rig to leave the roadway, hit a guard rail, then strike the
bridge pillar of the 73rd Street overpass.
A small portion of
his load--26,000 pounds of frozen food--was lost, police said.
was not injured but he was issued a citation for unsafe lane movement.
driving for Herin Brothers Inc. of Hesperia, Mich.
Department of Transportation inspected the bridge and found no structural
damage, police said.