Truck wedged under Newmarket bridge in Flemington
A truck has smashed into the Newmarket rail bridge in Flemington, causing traffic and tram delays in Melbourne’s north.
The left-hand lane closed outbound at Pin Oak Crescent due to the truck becoming wedged under the bridge about 11.30am.
The bridge’s 3.7m clearance regularly sees oversize vehicles become stuck underneath it.
Route 57 trams are diverting along Route 59 at Mt Alexander Road.
Emergency services are on scene.
Due to a traffic incident in Racecourse Road: Route 57 trams to West Maribyrnong divert via Route 59 along Mt Alexander Road between Stop 20 Melrose Street and Stop 37 Union Road.
— Yarra Trams (@yarratrams) December 18, 2018