Driver uninjured after semi-truck tire punches through his windshield on Utah interstate


EMORY, Utah (WFLA) — A driver is lucky to have his life after a semi-truck tire punched through the windshield of his pick up truck along Interstate 80 in Utah.

According to a post from the Park City Fire District, a semi-truck traveling westbound lost a wheel before it rolled into oncoming traffic, smashing into a pick up truck.

Fire officials said the driver was able to duck to his left, avoiding injuries.

“Another few inches would’ve been a different story,” the post’s caption reads.

The condition of the semi-truck driver was not detailed in the post.

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