Tractor Cuts Off Utah Snowplow, Sending It Into Utah Canyon

Storyful Published January 13, 2017 1,219,257 Plays

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Ever since they came out, the dash cam’s initial purpose is to insure you in case of traffic accidents or when some unlucky person decides to blame you for running them over. People have had their minds taken off the guilt of ruining someone's life or idea of a life with the footage their camera captured.

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The Utah Department of Transportation warned drivers to give plows room on the road after one slid off a road when a truck passed it on the right on Thursday, January 12.

This video shows a tractor-trailer truck passing the plow on the right, causing the plow to slide across the road and over the edge of the road into the canyon.

The plow driver, identified as Terry Jacobson, is lucky to have survived the crash and is hospitalized with serious injuries. He has been driving snow plows for more than 23 years. His seat belt has saved his life. Utah Highway Patrol did not identify the driver of the tractor-trailer but said they cited him for improper passing and failure to maintain lane.

The driver of the semi-truck "got too close" as he was attempting to pass on the snow plow’s right. As the semi-truck passed, the driver became blinded by the wash coming off the snow plow, and he lost visibility.

The snow plow then rolled 300 feet down the hill to the ground below. Drivers who witnessed the accident pulled off to the side and went down to help Jacobson. The driver of the semi trailer also pulled over and was cooperating with police when they arrived.

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1 COMMENT

  • Zubitron, 1 year ago

    That semi driver should get worse than just a ticket. Trying to pass that snow plow in a curve like that was reckless driving, at a minimum. He could easily have killed that other driver.

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