One Dead After Lost Wheel Smashes Through Windshield On Indiana Highway

Car on its side near house after being hit with wheel
Car on its side near house after being hit with wheel

Typically, while you’re driving, you only need to be terrified of other drivers. But as we’ve learned over the years, other drivers aren’t the only things you need to worry about on the road. Maybe a wooden plank could fly through your windshield. Or perhaps a chain link will break and fly through your windshield. Heck, someone might even throw a spear through your windshield. But let’s also not forget about the risk of flying wheels coming through your windshield, either.

USA Today reports that on Monday morning, a Nissan pickup truck lost its driver’s side rear wheel while driving along Interstate 70 in Indiana. While the truck was headed east, the wheel bounced over the divider and into westbound traffic. Unfortunately for one of the drivers, it ended up hitting her windshield and demolishing her roof. The car then veered off the highway into “a steep ditch,” smashed through a fence and finally came to a stop on its side in someone’s yard.

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