Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Boat on trailer overturns on interstate.... Tire Fly's Off Trailer

NOTE: No inspections on trailers that weigh just one pound under 3,000 pounds.

Why did the trailer's Tire Come flying off??

Boat on trailer overturns on interstate

Posted: April 20, 2009 05:27 PM

Updated: April 28, 2009 01:17 PM

SARASOTA COUNTY - A driver towing a boat caused a big back up on Interstate 75 Monday morning.

Troopers say a tire on the boat's trailer broke off near the Jacaranda Boulevard exit just after 10am. That tire hit a Scion, causing that driver to lose control and overturn in the median.

The truck that was towing the boat also lost control, resulting in the boat and trailer overturning in the median.

The driver of the Scion suffered only minor injuries. There were no reported injuries in the tow vehicle.

Traffic on the interstate was backed up for hours.

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