Driver hydroplanes vehicle into Phillippi Creek

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2 comments:

  • Jill posted at 10:14 pm on Wed, Sep 25, 2013.

    Jill Posts: 2

    To set the record straight this statement was incorrect, "After Roberts exited the vehicle, the strong current pushed the vehicle down stream for about a half mile." the first Tow Truck driver incorrectly tried to pull the SUV out of the water against the advice of the owner's fiance and caused the SUV to go into the water further than it had originally been. A cable to the bumper hitch doesn't work when you are pulling a vehicle that heavy in the situation it was in. He didn't want to get his sneakers wet! I have the original before he got there picture!

     
  • Jill posted at 11:16 pm on Tue, Sep 24, 2013.

    Jill Posts: 2

    I would like to thank EVERYONE who helped my daughter out of her truck, stayed with her offering support, etc. In addition, those who helped her fiance get the truck out of the water!! Unfortunately, I guess the news left out the part my daughter had told them how incompetent the first tow truck driver was which caused the truck to go INTO the canal! I have the first picture to prove such!

     

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