Crane Knocks Highway Sign Onto Bus in Seattle, 8 hurt

A construction crane hit an overhead traffic sign Tuesday night on the west end of the Highway 520 Bridge across Lake Washington, knocking the sign onto a transit bus.

📅   Thu March 19, 2015 - West Edition
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Photo courtesy of KING 5 News.
Photo courtesy of KING 5 News.

SEATTLE (AP) -The Washington State Patrol says a construction crane hit an overhead traffic sign Tuesday night on the west end of the Highway 520 Bridge across Lake Washington, knocking the sign onto a transit bus.

The Seattle Fire Department says eight people were evaluated for minor injuries and sent to hospitals.

The crash temporarily closed all lanes of the bridge. It happened close to Lake Washington Boulevard.