Fatal Wrong Way On The Turner Turnpike

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  1. Cattleman84

    Cattleman84 Road Train Member

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    Good thing he was pulling double... That second trailer made a nice anchor to keep him from falling the rest of the way down.
     
  2. Socal Xpress

    Socal Xpress Road Train Member

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    Dunno..... jumping from a burning wreck. Tough choice but glad the driver survived
     
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  3. Cattleman84

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    Ive been burned really badly before... Not a tough choice at all... I'll take broken bones over bad burns every time.
     
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  4. starmac

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    Yep, no choice at all, jump. I would much that sudden stop kill me than a barbeque.
     
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  5. LoSt_AgAiN

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    We passed a different wrong way driver last night going eastbound in the westbound lanes just east of OKC. But the one we passed was later at night so it wasn’t the same car. 911 said they had already received multiple calls about it when I called them.
     
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  6. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    Broken bones at least heal somewhat normally just hurt a little when the weather changes.
     
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  7. lovesthedrive

    lovesthedrive Is here to help

    Burned 27% in a bad explosion. No way I would want to do that again.
     
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  8. "semi" retired

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    Why don't these "ghost drivers" pick an oak tree instead of a truck,,:dontknow:
     
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  9. mjd4277

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    We’ve had issues with wrong way drivers in Massachusetts in recent years and the majority of them were either DUI/DWI or DWT or elderly people who should’ve had their licenses pulled a long time ago.
     
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