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    Thread: Trailer Truck flies over freeway ramp (vid of aftermath)

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      05-27-2012 10:13 PM #2


      Doesn't even begin to describe that!


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    3. 05-27-2012 10:14 PM #3
      Was probably hitting the meth pipe and took his eyes off the road.
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      05-27-2012 10:15 PM #4
      That truck got some serious air there.
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      05-27-2012 10:31 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by alex_bgnet View Post
      That truck got some serious air there.
      SERIOUS air, wow.
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    6. 05-27-2012 10:31 PM #6
      Wow. Now that's what I call a bypass.

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      Wow. Now that's what I call a bypass.
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      Old Juan always dreamed of leaving the trucking business behind and getting into the real money...air mail.

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      05-27-2012 11:25 PM #12
      Absolutely astounding. He just clipped the first guard rail (which took out the oil pan), completely cleared the road and second guard rail, and landed on the bottom half of the hill.
      I'm almost ready to call bullhsit, I don't see how he could have carried that much speed, for that long of a distance, up that steep of a grade.
      Looks legit, but......
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    13. 05-28-2012 12:42 AM #13
      Evel Knienevel hopeful, wasn't too good with bikes and canyons so took up jumping overpasses in semi's?

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      05-28-2012 12:45 AM #14
      WOW, I can't believe he cleared the second guard rail!

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      05-28-2012 12:47 AM #15
      So, was the air horn playing 'la cucaracha' instead of 'dixie' as it went airborne off that embankment?

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      05-28-2012 01:10 AM #16
      Volo! Volo!, Nunca toco la segunda valla!. It does appears that the eye witness confirms the truck did fly over the road and only clipped the first guardrail and the other road after.

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      05-28-2012 01:18 AM #17
      that is ONE HELL of a jump.

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      05-28-2012 01:56 AM #21
      did he die? i'll only watch if he didnt.
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      05-28-2012 02:19 AM #22
      now that's some fancy driving.
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      05-28-2012 02:20 AM #23
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      05-28-2012 04:49 AM #24
      That was a long run-up to the overpass. Must have been going at quite a clip well before he hit the grass, because it looks like the grass didn't slow him down at all.

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      05-28-2012 08:21 AM #26
      Here's my thoughts.

      Turbo blows, sends hot oil in to the intake. Oil now powering the truck instead of diesel fuel, so engine starts to run away. Driver can't slow down the acceleration and is trying not to let the engine freewheel, so he tries to control it. Gets out of hand and driver panics, tries to get off the road. and then the video occurs.

      That's my hypothesis.

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      05-28-2012 08:31 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      Here's my thoughts.

      Turbo blows, sends hot oil in to the intake. Oil now powering the truck instead of diesel fuel, so engine starts to run away. Driver can't slow down the acceleration and is trying not to let the engine freewheel, so he tries to control it. Gets out of hand and driver panics, tries to get off the road. and then the video occurs.

      That's my hypothesis.

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      In the description it says that it was this guy's first trailer run, to me either what OP's hypothesis happened or he fell asleep....crazy sht, i beleive he did not die
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      05-28-2012 09:07 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by R20 View Post
      In the description it says that it was this guy's first trailer run, to me either what OP's hypothesis happened or he fell asleep....crazy sht, i beleive he did not die
      I'm guessing he fell asleep with the cruise control on...

      But how could he have carried enough speed to clear the road and guardrail and then stop so quickly? Is there a tree in front of the cab I didn't see?

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      05-28-2012 09:23 AM #30
      he stuck the landing


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      05-28-2012 09:28 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by brad@fifteen52 View Post
      I'm guessing he fell asleep with the cruise control on...

      But how could he have carried enough speed to clear the road and guardrail and then stop so quickly? Is there a tree in front of the cab I didn't see?
      I would bet the nose hit the ground.
      If you pause right when it starts, the trailer is all jammed up on the cab.
      But all that means is it was a beautiful arc of a flight, one that lends itself to a heavy motor and empty trailer.
      I just hope nobody was on that access road/onramp where it landed.

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      05-28-2012 01:09 PM #32
      Nailed it!

      Anyone who has ever ridden a motocross bike has looked at those over-passes and thought "I could clear that on a bike" well this guy finally stepped his game up with a tractor-trailer.

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      05-28-2012 01:37 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by bronson75 View Post
      Absolutely astounding. He just clipped the first guard rail (which took out the oil pan), completely cleared the road and second guard rail, and landed on the bottom half of the hill.
      I'm almost ready to call bullhsit, I don't see how he could have carried that much speed, for that long of a distance, up that steep of a grade.
      Looks legit, but......

      i bet he lost his brakes, decided the incline would help stop him so he pulled off, was carrying way too much speed, became airborn

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      05-28-2012 01:49 PM #34
      After watching dukes of hazard, he got a idea in his head. Now this is the end result.
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