RICHMOND — A low-slung train trestle that crosses Route 24 was damaged Monday when it was hit by a truck.

Clinton Bourgoin, 63, of Waterville, was driving a 1983 Ford boom truck north on Route 24 a little after 10 a.m., when the highest point of the truck struck the middle portion of the bridge, said Richmond Police Chief Scott MacMaster.

Nobody was injured in the accident.

The impact damaged a support beam on the bridge, which is no longer used by the railroad.

“That (beam) looks like it will have to be replaced,” MacMaster said. “It didn’t look like it would jeopardize the structural integrity of the bridge.”

The impact damaged the winch on the boom truck, which is owned by Okland-based Fabian Oil and is used to lift oil tanks, MacMaster said. Richmond firefighters were called to clean up a small amount of hydraulic fluid that leaked from the winch.

The bridge’s posted height is 11 feet 2 inches.

Traffic was reduced to one lane as crews responded to the accident.

There are no charges connected to the crash.

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