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Raw Video: Semi Loses Two Tires, One Hits Minivan Windshield

Semi Loses Two Tires, One Hits Minivan 3/10/08
WAUKESHA COUNTY - A tanker truck traveling west bound on I-94 near Springdale Road lost two tires.

With little time to react, one wheel crashed into the minivan, sending glass flying into the driver's face.

Four people from Broadhead, Wisconsin were in the mini van, on their way to Milwaukee.

The driver of the van is going to be okay. He's already out of the hospital. Three passengers were unharmed. The truck is owned by WRJ Transport and they're not commenting.

The second tire rolled harmlessly onto the shoulder of the roadway.

A Department of Transportation video camera caught the accident on tape.

The runaway tire worries commuters like Bill Kadrich.

"It's kind of mind boggling, Kadrich said.

What makes it even more frightening, the tanker was hauling more than 8,000 gallons of gasoline.

"Absolutely it's a

Added: Mar-11-2008 
By: bellava
Tags: Semi, Truck, Loses, Tires, Hits, Minivan, DOT
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (load item map)
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