Jan 13, 2013 10:29 PM by Bernie Riggs (Missoula)

Man killed in Missoula bridge collision

MISSOULA - A 34-year-old man has died after a three-vehicle collision on Sunday morning on the Reserve Street Bridge.

The Missoula Police Department says the wreck happened around 10:30 a.m. when the male driver was northbound, crossed into the southbound lanes, and then collided with two other vehicles.

The man was taken to a Missoula hospital where he died.

The two southbound drivers were also injured,one was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident stopped traffic in the southbound lanes for quite some time and one northbound lane was also closed for a large portion of the afternoon.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated;road conditions were described as slick.

The man's name has not yet been released.

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