Woman Walks Away After Semitruck Flattens Her Car
Nov. 18, 2021 — First responders anticipated the worst once they arrived at a wreck scene on I-5 in Washington state.
A tractor trailer rear-ended a 2015 Nissan Altima Tuesday afternoon on the Skagit River Bridge close to Mount Vernon. The affect folded the automotive in half and left it flattened beneath the truck’s wheels.
“There is not any method, no method any person survived that,” stated witness Mike DeWitt, according to TV station KTRK.
However an officer received a shock when he approached the wreck, state trooper Rocky Oliphant stated.
“He walked up, he walked across the automotive and he heard, ‘Assist!’ and he stated, ‘Oh my goodness,'” Oliphant stated.
A tow truck lifted the entrance wheels of the tractor-trailer off the automotive and the 46-year-old girl who’d been driving crawled out of a niche the place the passenger window was once.
She walked away from the mangled automotive below her personal energy, KRTK reported
“There’s actually not a phrase to explain this collision,” Oliphant tweeted. “Miraculously believed to be minor accidents. The automotive was struck from behind, folded the automotive in half, and semi got here to relaxation on high of the automotive. In my 14-year profession, I’ve by no means seen something prefer it.”
The lady solely had ache in her head and ribs, troopers stated. The motive force of the semi was cited for following too intently.