Traffic delays as truck hits overpass

Picture: YARRA VALLEY RIDES

A truck driver misjudged the height of his furniture delivery truck in Mooroolbark this morning, colliding with the Hull Road overpass bridge.

A spokesperson from Yarra Ranges Highway Patrol said the driver, who is from Benalla, “wasn’t paying attention to clearance signs and has crashed into the bridge” around 9.15am on Wednesday 3 March.

The peak-hour incident caused considerable delays for drivers however the road is now back open.

The driver was issued with an infringement notice.