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By Richard Gwin
March 23, 2012
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Emergency crews responded to a accident involving a semi-trailer hauling utility poles and a sports utility vehicle, injuring two. The accident occurred around 10 a.m., Friday March 23, 2012.
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I'm amazed that they weren't hurt worse. That has got to be a driver's worst nightmare.
Why is there no photograph or video of the Westar semi truck and trailer with the load of these long utility poles? Maybe a wider shot with a little more information in it would have been nice. Or some blood.
What is wrong with you realest_mccoy? Troll much?
Oletimer , sorry but westar and the contractors working for them do not haul utility poles on Flatbed Trailers , they are actually pole trailers made for this such effort.Realest-mccoy... lets see you say something like this when its your family member involved !
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KMBC channel 9 website has much better pictures of the incident.
Video of this on the news was horrifying...hope the passenger recovers. My first patient in the ER was a passenger impaled by a fence post after a highway accident...he was conscious with the pole through his chest, upright in a wheelchair coming out of the ambulance, cursing as they rolled in the door "Get this......thing out of my chest!"
Again,all good wishes to the victim and family.
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