Troopers: Man Impaled with Pole in Tractor-Trailer Accident

Full story: WLTX Columbia

Troopers say the driver of the truck is trapped inside with a pole in his body. Traffic has been reduced to one lane and troopers say it is moving very slowly.
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Ouch

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Sep 17, 2007
 
That is always my fear of driving by vehicles carring poles. Bless his heart!
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Sep 17, 2007
 
I-95 has no west bound traffic, it is a North South route.....
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Sep 17, 2007
 
I kow that's right. Poles and iron pipes should be covered up.
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#4
Sep 17, 2007
 
Terrible... reporting. I-95 is a North/South Interstate, not East/West as reported in the story.

Remember... if it is an even # interstate it is an East/West (I-20, I26)... if it is an odd #, it runs North/South (I-95, I-77)

Hope the trucker is ok.

Jack
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Sep 17, 2007
 
Hope the trucker is ok
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#7
Sep 17, 2007
 
The accident is on I-26 westbound mile marker 167, not I-95.
Too funny

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Sep 17, 2007
 
LBB wrote:
The accident is on I-26 westbound mile marker 167, not I-95.
The writing under the picture says I-26 but the article does say I- 95 mile marker 167.
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Sep 17, 2007
 
1134 Fears Tera Patrick wrote:
I got a large pole protruding from my body as well...you could call it wood...
YOUR NAME SHOULD APPEAR AS DISGRACEFUL - HOPE YOU REALLY ARE CANADIAN AND NOT AMERICAN -
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Sep 17, 2007
 
nancy wrote:
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YOUR NAME SHOULD APPEAR AS DISGRACEFUL - HOPE YOU REALLY ARE CANADIAN AND NOT AMERICAN -
Just because you wrote in all caps I changed my name.
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Sep 17, 2007
 
Pretty bad when I have to come to the blog to find the actual location. I was going to say MP 167 on I-95 is in Florence...
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Sep 17, 2007
 
1134 Fears Tera Patrick wrote:
I got a large pole protruding from my body as well...you could call it wood...
Evidently the stake someone drove through your evil heart.
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Sep 17, 2007
 
Ouch wrote:
That is always my fear of driving by vehicles carring poles. Bless his heart!
I drive from Sumter every day, and I think the same thing every time I am behind a truck carrying steel pipes/beam - or, those log trucks with the HUMONGUOUS logs that appear to be bouncing up and down, even though they are tied down....

“Lets take America Back!”

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Sep 17, 2007
 
1134 Fears Tera Patrick wrote:
I got a large pole protruding from my body as well...you could call it wood...
Your boyfriend calls it tooth pick!!!!!
Interesting

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Sep 17, 2007
 
The only thing that writing in the picture means is the location of the camera. Its at the intersection of those two interstates.

“Don't forget to vote!”

Since: Aug 07

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Sep 17, 2007
 
FHA wrote:
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I drive from Sumter every day, and I think the same thing every time I am behind a truck carrying steel pipes/beam - or, those log trucks with the HUMONGUOUS logs that appear to be bouncing up and down, even though they are tied down....
Same here, especially after watching Final Destination 2. Glad to read the guy wasn't really impaled. How lucky was he?

Since: Jan 07

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Sep 17, 2007
 
FHA wrote:
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I drive from Sumter every day, and I think the same thing every time I am behind a truck carrying steel pipes/beam - or, those log trucks with the HUMONGUOUS logs that appear to be bouncing up and down, even though they are tied down....
Worry about them bouncing out but also worry about wheels, axles, etc..

Log trucks that I have worked on are usually D A N G E R O U S.

Poor Poor Maintenance on them (truck and trailer)

Since: Jan 07

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#20
Sep 17, 2007
 
Wow what a mixed up story. I-95 Impaled Next thing you know there wasn't even an accident.
NANCY

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Sep 17, 2007
 
1134 Disgraceful wrote:
<quoted text> Just because you wrote in all caps I changed my name.
MIGHTY THOUGHTY OF YA
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Sep 17, 2007
 
Jack Black wrote:
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Your boyfriend calls it tooth pick!!!!!
Maybe a toothpick that the jolly green giant might use...and he uses telephone poles...

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Sep 17, 2007
 
1134 Disgraceful wrote:
<quoted text> Maybe a toothpick that the jolly green giant might use...and he uses telephone poles...
You need to either stay off the drugs or stop standing in front of the fun house mirrors that make things look Larger they really are.

Good luck with the rehab.

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