Car driver’s swerve sends truck plunging off overpass in horrifying crash

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  1. buddyd157

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    wow, and if you watch the video, you can see another truck down below, passing by the wreck.
    does that road look icy to anyone but me..???

    i'm basing that on the glare of the headlights on the roadway.
     
  2. Flat Earth Trucker

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    Could very well be. And that corner is awfully tight.
     
  3. Razorwyr

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    I'm not sure if that's another truck passing by or the first truck rolling down the hill
     
  4. buddyd157

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    i had to re-look at the video..if you scan to the far right, you can just catch a glimpse of a van trailer going under the overpass.....it's rather quick, and you will only see a small portion of that trailer go under.
     
  5. x1Heavy

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    That bridge looks icy as all hell. I would actually be afraid to b on it.
     
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  6. x1Heavy

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    I don't understand the physics.

    Car 2200 pounds give or take. Probably oh... 5000 pounds force.

    Tractor loaded would be what? 52000? Trailer another 65000?

    Empty tractor is around oh.. 12 ton trailer is anther ... oh...20 ton?

    It should have never moved that much into the rail and preferably take the hit staying in his lane.

    The only other reason is a dry run for terrorist attacks. That bridge would be perfect depending on whats under it.
     
  7. Cattleman84

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    I imagine that road is like polished glass... Hence why little car was able to push big truck so much.
     
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  8. x1Heavy

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    I refuse to buy that. Little car gets big kick. Big boy aint going anywhere.

    But there is the video for all the world to see. If I did not know that video existed I woul hdave called the story teller a liar. And proceeded to laugh same out of the room.

    I am not your opponet. Sometimes when I am presented with a video etc that my first two thins I must do is throw two objects at the television screen and scream BS!!! while falling out of my chair.

    Crazy stuff I tell you.
     
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  9. VIDEODROME

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    I don't get it either. Could a half full tank start a side to side surge and contribute this kind of like a chain reaction from the cab jerking while also taking a corner?
     
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