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Computer Parts Container Slams Into Bridge, Topples Onto Route 208

The container that hit the bridge on Route 208 in Fair Lawn dumped some items.
The container that hit the bridge on Route 208 in Fair Lawn dumped some items. Photo Credit: DAILY VOICE

A Route 208 overpass was none the worse for wear after a container of mostly recycled computer and electronic parts smacked into it and toppled over Wednesday morning.

A wrecker was towing the roll-off container, which hit the Maple Avenue bridge on the northbound highway in Fair Lawn around 10 a.m.

The crash also pierced the fuel tank, creating a diesel spill attended to by Fair Lawn firefighters.

The driver got out OK and the bridge didn't appear seriously damaged. An inspector was called as a precaution.

Glen Rock police, the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad and a state DOT crew were among the responders.

The rig from Atlantis Carting of Rochelle Park.

Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE

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ALSO SEE: A trash-hauling roll-off truck tipped overnight in Fort Lee, closing a key road near the George Washington Bridge for nearly five hours.

https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/fortlee/news/trash-hauling-roll-off-truck-tips-closes-road-near-gwb-through-morning-rush/803847/

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The container partially landed on the guardrail in the Route 208 mishap in Fair Lawn.

Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE

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