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Rig smashes into City of Tonawanda bridge

A tractor-trailer crashed into the Fillmore Avenue bridge in the City of Tonawanda Wednesday morning.

The driver and rig, hauling paper products, drove into the bridge at about 8:30 a.m., City of Tonawanda police said.

The street was closed for some time so the rig could be unloaded before being towed.

The driver, Paymon Naderipour, 32, of West Fargo, N.D., was uninjured. He was issued to traffic tickets.

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