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Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 3:00 pm | Updated: 5:44 pm, Mon Oct 21, 2013.

BRADENTON, Fla. - No injuries were reported Monday when a cattle trailer came loose from the vehicle and crashed into a fence.

It happened around 12:10pm near the intersection with Natalie Way.  Florida Highway Patrol says 50-year-old Luis Villalobos was driving westbound in a truck towing the trailer when it disconnected.

Authorities say there were five cattle in the trailer.  It is unclear if any of the five cattle in the trailer sustained any injuries.

The roadway is now clear at the scene.

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2 comments:

  • ronmelancon posted at 7:29 am on Tue, Oct 22, 2013.

    ronmelancon Posts: 12

    How about a MOM in Florida simply walking with her twins...and a flying trailer comes at her and destroys her. NOTE..She pushed the baby's from her before her life was ended.

     
  • ronmelancon posted at 7:26 am on Tue, Oct 22, 2013.

    ronmelancon Posts: 12

    Go to www.dangeroustrailers.org and understand that every trailer in the United States has defective materials because they are built either homemade or constructed with the cheapest materials. No national safety standards exist for all of these trailers!!! Wake up... What would have happened if the loose trailer hit your family?
    Why do you care when it happens to your family? Where were you before? http://www.dangeroustrailers.org/Accidents_In_Florida.html

    Everybody goes nuts when a child is shot in school...but nobody cares when a loose trailer hits a boy at a bus stop?
    2. The Tampa Tribune October 10, 1992

    Runaway trailer kills boy waiting for bus
    Author: An Associated Press Report

    One boy was killed and two others badly injured Friday when a trailer broke loose from a pickup truck and slammed into a group of youngsters waiting for a school bus, police said.

    The trailer broke from the truck, crashed into a brick wall at Hills of Lake Mary subdivision then into a group of about 12 middle school children, witnesses said.

    ""I was coming down the road and I hit a bump, and the trailer started fishtailing, so I started trying to stop the truck, and I did,'' said driver James Garner.