Horrible crash in Lakewood CO, I70 closed both directions. 12 vehicles 4 semi huge fire

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  1. Expeditor

    Expeditor Medium Load Member

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  3. tinytim

    tinytim Road Train Member

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    Another one. Danm. SMH.
     
  4. HoneyBadger67

    HoneyBadger67 Road Train Member

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    They say the of the truck that flew past survived. I say give him a slow burn in the electric chair.
     
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  5. x1Heavy

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    That was way too fast. 90?

    I usually count front to back against 60 feet to find speed, but this one was gone before I finished the first second in words. At least 60 way above same.

    It would be vehicular homicide then I would imagine without knowing the process of that particular crash.
     
  6. TankerP

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    He was speeding down the shoulder? I guess his lawyer will have to use the “e-logs made me do it” defense.
     
  7. Mobile Proctologist

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    Wow . another statistic ....I miss the good ol days..when people that are trying to leave a truckstop would actually get out and help guide you into a spot.. not just fly around you going 25 in the parking lot ..we learned with trucks that have a real stick transmission.. so much better control I don't go over 15 mph and get passed on the way out..
     
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  8. tinytim

    tinytim Road Train Member

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    Probably looked from whatever distracted him, couldn't stop in time and tried to avoid by hitting the shoulder.
     
  9. Intothesunset

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    I'm going with distracted driving?
    But it will get sorted out.
     
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  10. lilillill

    lilillill Sarcasm... it's not just for breakfast

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    Hopefully they can surgically install his ##### on his forehead. If he ever gets out of prison, we need a way to identify the mental midgets in our society.
     
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