An RV that clipped a barrier Sunday morning at the Flat Creek bridge construction site on Broadway was ripped apart, closing the westbound lane for close to an hour.

A vacationing family from New York was in the RV. They're all OK.

The Class C motorhome, a Leprechaun by Coachmen, is about 25 feet long, according to online specifications.

In a video of it being moved from its resting spot against the barrier, the side panel continues to rip and separate from the rest of the vehicle.

The lane was closed from around 9:55 a.m. until 10:34 a.m., Jackson Police Department Sgt. Tony Matthews said.

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