Chippewa County (WQOW) - A highway has been repaired and reopened after a crash and a near miss. The pavement buckled because of the heat Sunday, creating a ramp that led to an incredible scene which was caught on camera. It happened on Highway 29 near County T in Chippewa County.
"From the overpass we could see the big divots, but we'd stopped to take a picture of it because we'd seen a bunch of cars going over slowly, and scraping the underside of their cars. They were kind of lining up, checking the damage," said Theresa Reich from Eau Claire. Reich and her brother-in-law had stopped on that overpass to take a picture of Highway 29. What Theresa didn't realize was that as she tried to take a still picture of the pavement, the camera in her phone was already rolling... and it captured video of an SUV that went up the ramp, crossed the other lane of traffic, narrowly missed another vehicle... before coming to rest off the road.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
SUV takes flight off Buckled Highway.
It's so hot...the roads are buckling. Check out this airborne SUV: