Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-30-2015, 09:51 PM   #1
Moderator Emeritus
 
ColoradoRick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 1,020
Local (Colorado Springs) Class-A Rollover Crash

This morning, the southbound lanes of I-25 were closed due to a rollover crash of a Class-A that was towing a Jeep. Thankfully, everyone was okay but the RV doesn't look too well....:-(

I've been watching the updates and tonight the local news said the RV was being driven by an elderly couple but I haven't heard if they know the actual cause. (Weather was good and roads were dry but, locally, people tend to drive like maniacs on I-25.)

I'll post some pics I saw on facebook and a link to a video of the scene.

http://gazette.com/rv-rollover-accid.../4023958416001



__________________

__________________
Rick & Karen
(Retired USAF, MSgt)
Monument, Colorado
8-year Travel Trailer RVers
2013 Forest River Rockwood Ultra-Lite 2904SS
2014 Toyota Tundra Maxcrew SR-5 TRD 4x4 (with Firestone airbags in the rear)
ColoradoRick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2015, 09:06 PM   #2
Roger and Paula
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Posts: 108
Looks like the RV got cut off by the small car on the bottom picture, slid into the K-rail and flipped on its side.
__________________

Rstrahan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2015, 07:00 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
fonzie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Eastern Ontario
Posts: 3,897
Small car (SUV) was being toad by the motorhome. Look at article.
__________________
Fonzie
2011 Rockwood 8319SS with ProPride 3P hitch/GoodYear Marathons/TST TPMS 507
2008 F250 Lariat CC SB 6.8L V10 4.10 axle ratio (NITTO TERRA GRAPLER G2 LT275/65R20E)
Yamaha 3000iseb generator:Progressive Ind. EMS-HW30C : Eastern Ontario
Nights Camped:2012(36) 2013 (17) 2014 (18) 2015 (18) 2016 (36) 2017 (32) 2018 (42)
fonzie is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2015, 09:52 AM   #4
Moderator Emeritus
 
ColoradoRick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 1,020
Yes, that's the Jeep they were towing. (I'd never tow such a heavy thing with a Class-A no matter what my owners manual says...simple physics says all that weight is NOT easy to stop quickly....I've even seen Class-A's towing huge trailers that had a car AND a boat on them! That's nuts!)
__________________
Rick & Karen
(Retired USAF, MSgt)
Monument, Colorado
8-year Travel Trailer RVers
2013 Forest River Rockwood Ultra-Lite 2904SS
2014 Toyota Tundra Maxcrew SR-5 TRD 4x4 (with Firestone airbags in the rear)
ColoradoRick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2015, 09:54 AM   #5
fx2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 421
Just glad everyone is OK


Sent from my iPad using Forest River Forums
__________________
2014 Surveyor SC321BHTS
2016 Nissan Titan XD SL4x4 Cummins
fx2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2015, 10:23 AM   #6
Ret E-9 Anchor-clanker
 
donanddona's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Genoa, ILL
Posts: 1,475
Looks like another one that got away.... Stories around the campfire for sure...
__________________

__________________
Don & Dona W/yorkies Gizmo, Master Chief, & Tali
2011 Flagstaff 8528 BHSS 2015 Ford 6.7 XLT
2010 Full Timers & Still Going
donanddona is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:00 PM.


×