Monongahela City Bridge reopened after truck crash |

Monongahela City Bridge reopened after truck crash

A water tanker overturned Sunday, temporarily closing the Monongahela City Bridge connecting Washington and Allegheny counties.

The truck crashed about 10 a.m., a Washington County emergency dispatch supervisor said. Crews reopened the bridge after 2 p.m. One minor injury was reported.

The truck carried fresh water for drilling activity, but none was reported to have leaked, said John Poister, a spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection. A Washington County hazardous materials team cleaned up diesel fuel that spilled, he said.

Monongahela fire and police departments also responded.

The Mon City Bridge connects Monongahela with Forward on Route 136.

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