Tractor-trailer hits railroad bridge on West Genesee Street

A tractor trailer crashed into the top of a railroad bridge in Syracuseâ??s Tipp Hill neighborhood on Thursday morning.

Syracuse Police say the tractor trailer hauling plastics was headed eastbound on West Genesee Street, near Erie Boulevard West, when it struck the railroad bridge around 8:20 a.m.

Police say the 2007 Volvo tractor trailer is registered to Brite Logistics Inc. and was being operated by 27-year-old Ilya Godovski of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was not injured during the incident.

West Genesee Street will be closed temporarily between Erie Boulevard West and State Fair Boulevard while crews respond to the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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