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

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  1. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

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    Definitely a Freightliner but it went by so fast that I couldn’t tell if it was an FLD or a Century Class. 10 to 1 says he either missed a gear and/or fried his brakes to the point of no return!
     
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  2. JC1971

    JC1971 Road Train Member

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    "Forget" to dip the sponge in water.
     
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  3. Criminey Jade

    Criminey Jade Road Train Member

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    Lakewood PD Crash Timeline + Suspect ID'd.
    Texas driver. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera. He did have a CDL.
    Number of confirmed fatalities is 4.

     
  4. smokey12

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    This is a close up of the truck..an old freightliner. As it passes it looks like it is carrying pods. 20190426_140646.jpg
     
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  5. mjd4277

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    Like I said he went by so quickly...
    I tried stopping the video at 0:02 and even then it looked blurry as to what model Freightliner it was,an FLD or Century Class.
     
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  6. T.Rucker

    T.Rucker Light Load Member

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    Nope. I’m all for training but the megas are churning out drivers without actually seeing if they can drive. Obviously something is wrong in the schools that megas have if guys still can’t back up, turn a corner without hitting something etc...

    Yeah we need training for drivers. Not saying it’s a quick or easy fix. Just saying that guy reminded me of all the drivers out on the road who shouldn’t be. Maybe they need more training and maybe they shouldn’t be driving at all.

    Didn’t mean to hijack the thread. Horrible accident any way you look at it.
     
  7. asphaltcowboy4x4

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    You guys gotta watch burger planet on YouTube he got it all on film. YouTube live Lakewood Colorado I-70 huge crash burger planet
     
  8. jon69

    jon69 Medium Load Member

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    Well said. I agree 100%.
     
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  9. buddyd157

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    this comment is very well known to be said by many witnesses...

    "Joshua McCutchen said he noticed a semi barreling down the emergency lane before he saw fire, smoke and explosions.

    all truckers "barrel down".......to all withnesses..

    and also, he's only here on a green card....10 to 1...he flee's back to his home land, if he makes bail...
     
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