Strong Winds Overturn Big Rig on San Francisco Bridge

Response crews successfully righted a truck and trailer on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge crossing San Francisco Bay after strong winds overturned the vehicle on Tuesday, March 14.

Footage posted to Twitter by the California High Patrol for Marin County shows a Walmart truck being pulled back upright. “A great job done by crews on scene getting the truck and trailer upright,” the CHP said.

The National Weather Service reported wind gusts as high as 70 mph on Tuesday, as an atmospheric river hit California, bringing the threat of more flooding in the state. Credit: CHP Marin via Storyful

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