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    oh my goodness.....ok which is it....the one that went over died or not???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Giggles & Countryboy View Post
    oh my goodness.....ok which is it....the one that went over died or not???
    None died. As you can see in the video the two truck driver escapes before the fall.

    The trailer driver went down but just got a couple of broken bones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Icee View Post
    None died. As you can see in the video the two truck driver escapes before the fall.

    The trailer driver went down but just got a couple of broken bones.

    all i can see is the wreck driver jumping out......

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    Wonder what their bosses sad to that crash?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EHB View Post
    Wonder what their bosses sad to that crash?
    Well this has once again started the endless discussion about banning 2 axle trucks in Norway.
    This stupid Latvian driver had only one chain with him. If you used chains you may no that if you only have one chain you won't get anywhere and that it's just destroying the diff lock.

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    that's gonna leave a mark.

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    Tow Truck CLOSE CALL: Tow Truck Driver Bails Out at Last Second (VIDEO)

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3f5xDYUNAc[/ame]

    "A truck driver in Norway has had a lucky escape after he survived a 200ft drop down a snow-covered cliff. His lorry did not have the right winter tread tyres and was stuck on an icy road.

    It was being towed off the mountain pass north of Oslo by a large rescue tow truck when the accident occurred. The incident was filmed by a passenger in a car travelling behind the two vehicles.

    The lorry driver was struggling to steer his vehicle as it slid on ice and sideswiped a guard rail. Moments later, both vehicles crashed through the fence and plunged down the cliff. The driver of the tow truck managed to jump clear after he sensed the towed lorry was sliding out of control.

    The vehicles rolled multiple times in the accident near Leirfjord, around 560 miles from the capital. Remarkably, the driver of the stranded truck is in a stable condition in hospital - he suffered several bone fractures in the accident."

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    Yeah, saw that on the news last night.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Ed View Post
    that's gonna leave a mark.
    It did
    http://www.hblad.no/bildeserier/article5995754.ece
    22 pics of the accident.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Icee View Post
    It's said a snow chain snapped but can't confirm it.
    Looks like he lost control from locking up the brakes.

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