Fatal accident on I-684 in Bedford

January 28, 2008 1:11:31 PM PST
A driver slammed his pickup truck into a bridge abutment on Interstate 684 in Bedford, killing himself and closing the bridge.Authorities say the northbound truck crashed into the Guard Hill Road bridge abutment, just north of Exit 4, Route 172, shortly after 11 a.m. Monday.

Police say the truck burst into flames, killing the driver.

Two southbound lanes of Interstate 684 were closed for the investigation.

Investigators were also examining the structural integrity of the bridge.