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Truck driver found, cited for I-17 accident

PHOENIX — The truck driver whose collision into an overpass on Interstate 17 caused a traffic jam and created a mess of rubble has been found.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Shayne Skougard, 32, from North Las Vegas, left the scene of the Oct. 4 afternoon accident. There were no injuries.

Skougard was pulling a crane, which struck the bridge. He was cited for violation of oversize load permits.

DPS said it was able to find Skougard in part based on information supplied by witnesses.

He could face fines, jail time and suspension of his commercial drivers’ license.

The left lane of Jefferson Street is closed for repairs.