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Another Tacoma Wreck! :(

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SnowroxKT, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Jan 29, 2012 at 6:59 PM
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    SnowroxKT

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    http://www.ktuu.com/news/anchorage-...suv-falls-off-overpass-012712,0,5777580.story



    :eek: can anyone embed this into here?


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    Anchorage Police Respond After Pickup Truck Drives Off Overpass

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    Anchorage police say this late 1990s-model green Toyota Tacoma pickup truck drove off the International Airport Road overpass at Minnesota Drive Friday afternoon, landing in Minnesota's northbound lanes. The driver, a man in his late 80s, was extricated from the vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries; he was speaking with police and paramedics at the scene before being taken to the hospital. (Aaron Weaver/KTUU-TV)

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    Anchorage Police Respond After Pickup Truck Drives Off Overpass
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    Minnesota Dr & W International Airport Rd, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA
    By Chris Klint
    Channel 2 News
    2:26 p.m. AKST, January 27, 2012

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska—
    Anchorage police and rescue personnel responded Friday afternoon after a pickup truck drove off the International Airport Road overpass of Minnesota Drive, landing in Minnesota’s northbound lanes.

    APD spokesperson Marlene Lammers says dispatchers received a call about the crash at 1:51 p.m. Officers responded to the scene at 1:53 p.m., where they found an inverted late 1990s-model green Toyota Tacoma pickup truck lying on Minnesota. Investigators believe the truck had been headed west on the overpass when, for unknown reasons, it veered through a snowbank and crossed a median before leaving the overpass.

    The driver, a man in his late 80s, had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to the hospital with apparently non-life-threatening injuries. Lammers says he was conscious and talking with police and paramedics at the scene.

    There were lane closures as the vehicle was being cleared, but Minnesota wasn't closed by the crash.

    This is a developing story. Please check KTUU.com and the Channel 2 newscasts for updates.
     
  2. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I think his age may have played a part in it. Awesome that he's not seriously injured though.
     
  3. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM
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    Stubbs95tacoma

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    dibs on that rear axle... i hope it has the e locker.. :anonymous:
     
  4. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:02 PM
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  5. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:16 PM
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    Bet you could get a great deal on the camper top...
     
  6. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    Ouch.
     
  7. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    ppham444

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    Right headlight still looks legit. Dibs.
     
  8. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    Stubbs95tacoma

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    dibs on turn signals and ball and hitch :cool:
     
  9. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    This ^^
     
  10. Jan 29, 2012 at 7:31 PM
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    Good thing it wasn't a freeway interchange.
     
  11. Jan 29, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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    Yeah, gramps needs his license pulled.
     
  12. Jan 29, 2012 at 10:52 PM
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    Surprised it did not land on its wheels and drive away. It IS a tacoma after all...
     
  13. Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 AM
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    Damn, I did not see that in the news. I'm glad I wasn't on Minnesota going under the overpass at the time :eek:
     
  14. Jan 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM
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    After surviving a swim in the ocean and falling with an imploded building... a small overpass jump is nothing
     
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