truck hits bridgeA truck rammed into a pedestrian bridge in Malaz district of Riyadh at dawn today, reported Sabq news.

The truck, which was taller than the stipulated height, hit the bridge when the driver tried to drive under the bridge causing the bridge to collapse. A pedestrian on the bridge was injured in the mishap.

The roads around the area were closed for many hours. Sources have reported that the truck driver will pay for the damages caused by the accident and for the medical expenses for the injured person.

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(Images courtesy: Sabq news)