The Megler bridge is now open. Please use caution as the traffic clears up. Thank You for your patience.
Due to a motor vehicle accident on the bridge, it will be closed until further notice. Please be patient and aware of responders in the area.
On 05/23/2019 at 11:13 PM Astoria Police and Fire Department were dispatched to a report of a vehicle versus bicycle crash at 31st and Marine. Passersby found a male subject and his bike in the middle of the West Bound lane. The man, a 41 year old homeless individual had a substantial head injury and an injury to his arm. The man was highly intoxicated and unwilling to provide information about what had occurred or who was responsible. Based on the investigation it was determined that the man had not been struck by a vehicle but is believed to have been assaulted.
Detectives are continuing the investigation this morning. Anyone who believes they have information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Astoria Police Department at 503-325-4411. People may also provide information by emailing Detective Cory Gerig at email@example.com.
The Megler bridge is now open to both lanes of travel. Please use caution as the area may still be congested with traffic and emergency vehicles.
The Megler bridge is currently shut down due to police activity. Unknown ETA for the bridge to open again. We will update once the bridge is open again.