Truck hits King St. bridge in Alexandria

Traffic is snarled in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning after a truck hit the King Street Metro/Amtrak bridge.

The fire department said the police were blocking traffic in the area of Diagonal Road, Daingerfield Road and King Street after the truck hit the bridge at about 11 a.m.

Metro said there was no major structural damage to the bridge, the fire department said at about 11:30.

They added that there didn’t appear to be any injuries.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2013 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

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