UPDATE: Road Opened After Vehicle Hits North Main Street Overpass In East Hampton


UPDATE: 1:07 p.m.

North Main Street was reopened after a truck became wedged under the overpass on Monday morning, according to East Hampton Village Police. The road was temporarily closed so that engineers from the Long Island Rail Road could inspect the bride for damages. All service has been restored on the LIRR.

“Inspections of the track and bridge have found no structural damage,” said MTA Spokesman Salvatore Arena.

ORIGINAL STORY: 11:02 a.m.

A truck hit the North Main Street train overpass in East Hampton Village at approximately 10:20 a.m. on Monday, according to East Hampton Village Police. No injuries were reported.

Service on the Long Island Rail Road east of East Hampton was temporarily suspended, according East Hampton Village Police Chief Jerry Larsen. “It will be shut down until we can inspect it,” he said.

According to MTA Spokesman Salvatore Arena only one train was delayed.

Police were on the scene and the road was closed between Pantigo Road and Collins Avenue.

This was the second time in the last week that a truck hit an overpass in East Hampton. Train service was temporarily suspended east of Bridgehampton on Wednesday after a truck struck the LIRR overpass on Stephen Hands Path. One person sustained minor injuries in that incident.

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