Tractor trailer causes minor damage to Arthur Ashe monument

Tractor trailer causes minor damage to Arthur Ashe monument
The trailer struck the outer concrete ring circling the statue. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police say a tractor trailer caused minor damage to be done to the wall circling the Arthur Ashe monument today.

Police were called to assist a tractor trailer too close to the monument at 1:04 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers realized the trailer struck the outer concrete ring circling the statue. The trailer was stuck on the base of the monument.

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A special tow truck came out to remove the truck from the base of the monument.

No injuries were reported.

The driver was cited.

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