Glass falls off truck, disabling passing vehicle
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) -- Glass that fell off the back of a truck on an Oregon highway disabled a passing vehicle's engine and spilled over the road on Monday, closing the area to traffic for more than two hours.
No one was injured when the glass load hauled by Steven Parrish of Chiloquin came lose and went flying on State Highway 97 near Spring Creek Hill, the Klamath Falls Herald and News reports (http://bit.ly/xrtjUU ).
The driver of a passing car, who had his 60-year-old mother and 4-year-old daughter with him, managed to steer his vehicle to the shoulder of the road after glass embedded in the engine and disabled it.
No one was injured.
The Oregon State Police say they don't yet know if Parrish will be cited.