SURF CITY, NC (WECT) – Traffic was backed up in Surf City Friday morning after a truck pulling a trailer hit the guard rail of the Surf City Swing Bridge, according to the police department.
Officials say the truck was hanging over the side, but did not hit the water.
Emergency officials in Surf City worked for more than an hour to rescue the driver.
According to police, the driver was reaching to grab his cell phone when he lost control of the vehicle.
No one was injured in the incident and charges are pending.
The bridge has since reopened from the accident.