Police in Parke County are seeking more information after the Jackson Covered Bridge was damaged when a semi truck driver reportedly attempted to drive through it.
On Monday, May 15th, at approximately 11:30 PM, Parke County Deputies responded to the Jackson Covered Bridge, located on Bdale Road over Sugar Creek. Deputies located damage to the covered bridge when they arrived, consistent with a large truck, suspected to be a semi-truck, driving partly through the bridge.
The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of Deputies. Also, the suspect vehicle is believed to be a dark blue semi-truck. The truck should have some damage to the upper most part of the cab and at this time, the investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information, contact the Parke County Sheriff’s Office at (765)-569-5413.