CLEVELAND - A dump truck with its bed up tore down an overhead highway sign and rolled onto its side on the East 185th Street ramp from eastbound I-90 in Cleveland around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.
According to police, the driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
The driver was part of the crew that was paving the eastbound lanes of I-90 around East 152nd Street.
Workers at the crash sight were confused as how the crash happened because there are three to four other bridges and signs the truck should’ve struck before striking the sign on the exit ramp if the driver had left the paving sight with the bed up.
Workers speculated that as the driver exited on the ramp the driver may have hit the button to raise the bed.
The driver did tell police that the bed came up by itself. Police are investigating that claim.
The ramp is closed and will remain closed until the truck can be up righted and the rest of the damaged sign removed.
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