No major damage after ghost boat drifts into Riverside Bridge

Boat strikes Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam

The Washington State Department of Transportation said they saw no damage besides a broken light to the Riverside bridge in Hoquiam yesterday, after a 75 foot boat broke loose from its mooring and drifted into the bridge yesterday morning.

Sgt Mitchell with the Hoquiam Police Department said no one was on board when the high tide pulled it from its moorage and into the North side of the bridge.

Washingston State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger tweeted yesterday

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”>This lady broke free from her moorings today and got stuck against the Riverside bridge in Hoquiam. <a href=”http://t.co/a8b7kWf32R”>pic.twitter.com/a8b7kWf32R</a>

— Trooper Russ Winger (@wspd8pio) <a href=”https://twitter.com/wspd8pio/statuses/477108197388320769″>June 12, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Boat strikes Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam