Eastbound Highway 20 closed near Ontario border after truck hits overpass

Traffic is at a standstill in the eastbound lanes of Highway 20 after a truck hit the Highway 325 overpass.

All eastbound lanes closed, traffic is being diverted

Provincial police say the eastbound lanes of Highway 20 are closed near the Ontario border. (Radio-Canada)

Traffic is at a standstill in the eastbound lanes of Highway 20 after a truck hit the Highway 325 overpass.

The tractor-trailer jackknifed when it hit the overpass. 

The incident happened around 6:45 a.m. near Rivière-Beaudette, just two kilometres from the Ontario border. 

The driver was seriously injured. 

All eastbound lanes on Highway 20 are closed between the overpass and the border until further notice.

Transport Ministry officials are on site and a detour is being put in place.