The great escape

This video has gone viral this week. It shows some amazing footage as a truckie manages to get a truck back on its feet from a, seemingly, impossible position. To time the turn just right, as the trailer is just about to flip is either incredible skill, instinctive timing or just dumb luck. The driver was also lucky enough to be driving on a stretch of road where it was possible to turn straight into a paddock.

The truck was traveling somewhere in Colorado in high winds when the following car’s camera picked up the unfolding drama. It makes you wonder why the truck was out on the road in such high winds anyway. However, I have seen trucks blown over in parking bays in really wild conditions.

Check out this close call in high winds:

This is what happens when it does go over:

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Author: Tim Giles

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