U.S. 50 West closed for several hours after boat falls off trailer

BRYANTSVILLE – A cable came loose causing a boat to come off a trailer and landing on its side. The incident happened at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday forcing U.S. 50 west near truck lane hill to be closed for several hours as crews worked to clear the roadway.

Turned over boat in the roadway of U.S. 50 West

The boat was being transported from Monteagle, Tennessee to Four Winds Marina on Lake Monroe. The trailer suffered minor damage.

Jacksons Heavy Haul used two wreckers to upright the boat which was then loaded on a trailer provided by Mikels Signs.

Jacksons Heavy Haul lifting the boat

The Indiana State Police investigated the accident. There were no injuries reported as a result of the accident.

Members of the Huron Volunteer Fire Department and Seals Ambulance Service responded to the scene. Firefighters from the Huron Volunteer Fire Department did not clear the incident until 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.