- Jun 7, 2007
Wild Ride: Semi pushes wheelchair-bound man 50mph down highway
The rig was found in front of a local trucking company and to everyone's shock, there was a wheelchair attached to the front. With a man in it, no less. The occupant was unharmed, and the astonished truck driver had no idea he was even there. Apparently, the wheelchair was in the process of crossing the road in front of the truck. Too low for the driver to see, it was driven into. Miraculously, the chair was positioned in such a way that the handles lodged in the rig's grille and it wound up facing forward. Think about it -- it could have just as easily been knocked over and then run over -- a nightmare scenario for all parties involved.
Instead, the worst thing that happened was that the man in the wheelchair apparently spilled the
Friends, that's today's candidate for understatement of the year.
[Source: South Bend Tribune]