Yet another truck hits the top of the historic Robert Parker Coffin Bridge in Long Grove, marking it as #5 in 2024. | Photo: G.A.B

Get ready to shake your head and roll your eyes because someone hit the Long Grove bridge – again.

For the second time in eight days, a truck trying to squeeze under the historic Robert Parker Coffin Bridge hit the top of the structure, causing the vehicle to rock back and forth.

This time, however, the bridge was not hit by a box truck, which seems to be the main culprit in many of these things.

This time the bridge was whacked by a valve at the top of a gas or water truck, the video shows.

The top nozzle of the truck hit the bridge, causing the vehicle to lurch from side to side before continuing and squeezing through the other side.

The truck went exceptionally slow through the bridge, however, and it did stop for a second when the truck rattled back and forth.

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Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli was not available to provide information about the latest incident.

This is the latest in a series of bridge hits that the historic structure has withstood in 2024 and the fifth in the last eight days.

An oversized box truck became wedged under the same bridge and towed out at Robert Parker Coffin Road and Schaeffer Road on June 5.

According to records kept by the Lake & McHenry County Scanner, this is the 54th time the historic Long Grove Bridge has been hit since 2018, and the fifth time the bridge has been hit by a vehicle since the start of 2024.

According to stories in the Lake & McHenry County Scanner, a large vehicle either hit or became wedged under the bridge on February 5, April 26, April 28 and June 5, 2024.

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The bridge, formerly known as the Long Grove Covered Bridge, was renamed in September 2022 to the Robert Parker Coffin Bridge after Robert Parker Coffin, who designed it.

The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

“There are numerous signs informing drivers of the height restriction and signs prohibiting trucks and busses from using the bridge,” Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli previously said.