On February 8th, a covered bridge in Lyndonville, Connecticut, suffered structural damage due to a box truck that struck the bridge and left the scene.
The driver: 23-year-old Sereign M. Diop was later found by officers on Lynburke Road near Calendar Brook Road, where he was cited for leaving the scene of an accident.
Prior issues: Before the incident, Diop had been ordered out of service by the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement & Safety for unspecified reasons.
- Aside from leaving the scene, Diop also received town ordinance violations for having a vehicle that was overweight and over height for the Miller’s Run Covered Bridge.
- His truck was towed away following the incident.
Next steps: At this time, the specific consequences Diop faces beyond the citations have not been detailed by authorities.