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Truck with oversize load hits I-5 bridge near Ferndale; span inspected

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FERNDALE, Wash. — A truck carrying an oversize load struck the Interstate 5 Nooksack River Bridge near Ferndale Wednesday night, partially blocking the highway for a time, the Washington State Patrol said.

State Patrol trooper Mark Francis said the bridge was being inspected for damage.

In June 2013, a truck struck the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River, causing part of the span to collapse and sending cars into the river below.

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