Cyclist Ignores All Warning, Falls Directly into an Opening Draw Bridge

If only there had been lights and gates to warn her.

 

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A woman in Menasha, Wisconsin learned the hard way why you should always pay attention to warning gates.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation on Monday released a video recording of a bicyclist riding through the warning gates of a draw bridge and falling between the gap.

 

Cyclist Ignores All Warning, Falls Directly into an Opening Draw Bridge

 

The unidentified 37-year-old woman suffered facial injuries in the July 4 fall off the Racine Street Bridge in Menasha, which is south of Green Bay. The incident occurred at about 10:30 p.m. and the woman was eventually pulled out of the gap.

The bridge had gone up to allow boat traffic to pass. The bridge operator was alerted to the incident and kept the bridge in place while the woman was being removed.

 

If only there had been lights and gates to warn her.

 

Police said the 37-year-old Menasha woman was taken to a Neenah hospital and treated for facial injuries after being pulled out by people in the area.

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