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Old 12-29-2015, 10:21 AM   #1
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5th Wheel Demolished

A semi truck hit this camper trailer shortly after 5:30 this morning on SB US75 in Calera, OK. I'll give more details if I learn them.
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Sad sight

Sad ending for a trip. Hope and pray all are well.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:26 AM   #3
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I just read this post from the KXII-TV reporter who submitted the original post:
"Neither driver was hurt!"
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Good news to hear, sad way to put a damper on the trip.
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Old 12-29-2015, 12:23 PM   #5
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Dan, Was the weather part of it. The whole mid west area is just being hammer for weeks now from Mexico to Canada. Glad to hear everyone walked away. A car and truck hit 3 cars in front of me in Florida City. They had to have two County Ambu. to carry the hurt away. The Road was blocked for a good hour. People drive crazy down here and all the streets and lanes are very narrow no place to pass so you just wait. People in a rush on Xmas eve. I'll stay in the CG on News years Eve. By the way Happy New Year to you and your family Stay Safe....
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Old 12-29-2015, 12:52 PM   #6
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QuoteCALERA, Okla. -- One lane of northbound U.S. Highway 69/75 was closed Tuesday morning, after a collision.
Around 5:40 a.m., a truck hauling a camper trailer left a trailer park on Gantry Lane.
The truck tried to turn left onto southbound U.S. Highway 75, when its trailer was struck by a semi truck headed northbound.
The semi then drove off the road.
Neither driver was injured, and both lanes of U.S. Highway 75 have reopened.):Quote
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Old 12-29-2015, 01:22 PM   #7
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Dan, Was the weather part of it.
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By the way Happy New Year to you and your family Stay Safe....

I didn't think it was weather related since I live about 40 miles from this wreck and all of our clouds disappeared during the night. Calera has 2-3 traffic signals on their highly used stretch of US75 and it seems like a semi hits traffic stopped at those lights 2-3x per month. I see from Oneton's link this wreck didn't happen at a light but at a pass-thru in the median... still a semi strike from the rear.

Thanks for the 'happy'! Here's to a happy and safe New Year to you and yours, too!


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Glade to hear no folks injured. Somebody going to be minus a camper tho. Later RJD
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Old 12-29-2015, 01:36 PM   #9
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Glade to hear no folks injured. Somebody going to be minus a camper tho. Later RJD

I bet the TV is also injured. Pretty solid hit.


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Thankfully no one was hurt! I have a lot of respect for most semi drivers but this type of accident should never happen.
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