Logs spilled on First Avenue after logging truck's load strikes rail overpass near city hall

Logging truck hits overpass

Traffic is snarled near city hall after a logging truck’s load struck the rail overpass at First Avenue.

Crews are working to clean up the spilled load.

There is no word yet on how long it will take to clean up the roadway.

Kamloops Mayor Ken Christian tweeted a photo of the incident just after 1 p.m. encouraging drivers to avoid First Avenue.

The truck is believed to have become wedged beneath the bridge sometime before 1 p.m. Emergency crews were called to the scene at about 1:15 p.m.

This story will be updated if more information becomes known.

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