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  1. Gina

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    Yesterday, very early in the morning Wooly and I are heading to work. The weather bureau had issued ice warnings so we are going at a much slower rate then normal. Then on the big highway sign there is a warning of a car crash just about a quarter of a mile in front of us in the lane we are traveling in. So we slow a bit down and prepare to get into another lane when....

    All of a sudden to our left coming from the southbound lane into our north bound lane is a flying truck. I am not exaggerating, not one of this trucks tires was on the ground, and it was heading right for us. Wooly slams on the brakes but keeps us in control and the damn flying truck landed about 10 feet in front of us at a 45 degree angle in our lane. Then when the front of the truck hit both the front tires came flying off and one of the tires bounced right in front of our truck and then went into the lane we were slowing to merge in.

    I am really glad we both was okay no harm done to any humans but really glad the biker gods was up that early looking after me once again. Oh and I don't recommend this for anyone with a bad heart or weak bladder.
     
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    DAMN! Sounds like a bowel moving event if I’ve ever heard one. Glad it it was just a show and didn’t involve you beyond getting the hell scared out of you.

    You know, a lot of people spend a lot of money going to NASCAR races to see that type of thing.
     
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    @thumper, one of my thoughts was, I am getting taking out by a tire???
     
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    Glad you two survived such a close call!
     
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    I'm very glad we're reading your post about it instead of reading the headlines about it. Personally if it had been me, after telling all what happened, I'd be looking for advice on how to get shit out truck upholstery.
     
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    Wow, @Gina, what a scare. I am glad you two are okay. I can imagine how shaken you were. People just don't give enough respect to Ice, snow, or even Rain sometimes, on the road. I'm really glad you didn't get smashed.
     
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    Glad you're both okay, Gina. I've had some "Holy shit!" moments, but that one beats all of mine combined. Hopefully you didn't use up all your mojo at once with that.
     
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    Definitely a good ending!
    I've got between 1.5- 2 million miles under my belt driving a truck. It's amazing the "freak accidents" I've witnessed. You got to keep your head on a swivel at all times and fortunately Wooly recognized trouble early enough to avoid a possible bad outcome.
     
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    I'm very glad you two came out unscathed.
     
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    What he and the others have said.
     
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    Holy. Shit.
     
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    So glad that you both were able to survive the close call.
     
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    Very happy you are both ok! That must have been quite a shock to the system.
     
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    Go for a ride Gina, best way to settle the nerves,.....good to know you're both ok,.......
    Alpal
     
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    Definitely Sounds Scary as Hell .. Just Glad you can post about it with no one being harmed ..
     
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    I will say it did make my heart race, and I mean nitro racing. I was also thinking I can now see why some people have those dash cams. I for one hope I never see this again but wished somehow I caught in on camera for others to see.
     
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    Go buy a lotto ticket. It wouldn't hurt!!
     
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    I am sure glad Wooly & you are a okay!
    I can relate to this.
    But, darn!
    Maybe a wonderful dinner for you both is order?
     
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    glad yall are safe! life can certainly get real crazy in a blink of an eye!
     
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    And get me one, too. I feel lucky just hearing that story.:eek:
     
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