A semi truck carrying US postal mail drove off the road, crashed into the bridge then fell over on Friday afternoon.
(Palm Springs, CA April 1, 2016 4:30 PM) -Approximately 4 PM a big rig was traveling eastbound Hwy 111 coming into Palm Springs, just before Tram Road, when the driver seemed to have lost control of the truck (according to eye witnesses).
The truck hit the bridge then fell off it, crashing then catching fire. HWY 111 was closed for hours both eastbound and west backing up traffic for miles.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Driver was taken to local hospital with minor injuries.