Man narrowly escapes injury after car gets dragged under moving semi-truck

first_imgIndiana State Police(NEW YORK) — A man was recovering Sunday after his vehicle became trapped underneath a moving semi-truck and was dragged along a highway in Indiana.The crash — involving a 1989 Ford Mustang and a semi-truck — occurred shortly after noon on Interstate Highway 69 in Huntington County, according to Indiana State Police.The driver of the Mustang lost control of his vehicle as he traveled alongside the semi-truck and became wedged underneath the trailer, state police said.Unaware of the collision, the truck driver continued to drive for another half-mile, dragging the Mustang along with it, according to officials.After the semi-truck came to a complete stop, the driver of the Mustang was able to exit the vehicle without assistance from authorities, police said. He refused medical treatment from paramedics at the scene.The truck driver did not sustain injuries as a result of the crash.Traffic subsequently came to a standstill on the highway for about 30 minutes until authorities were able to clear the crash site.The cause of the collision is being attributed to a mechanical failure in the Mustang, according to state police.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Wrestler Yoshida captures 11th national title

first_imgKaori Icho won the 59-kg crown by technical fall over Katsuki Sakagami. Icho is the winner of three consecutive Olympic titles at 63 kg. The victory brought her total of national titles in the two divisions to 10.Kyoko Hamaguchi extended her record national championship haul to 16. The 35-year-old won the 72-kg category for the first time in two years.In men’s Greco-Roman, Hideyuki Otoizumi won the 66-kg division to earn his first Japan crown by defeating Ryutaro Matsumoto, who won the 60-kg bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics. Norikatsu Saikawa won his third straight 96-kg crown.Tomotsugu Ishida won his second consecutive 66-kg freestyle title, while Noriyuki Takatsuka won at 60 kg for his second career national championship and his first in six years. Saori Yoshida captured her 11th women’s 55-kg title on Monday, the final day of the Japan national championships.Yoshida, who has won 11 consecutive world championships and three straight Olympic gold medals in the division, defeated Chiho Hamada in the final to resume her nationals winning streak after missing last year’s competition. KEYWORDS GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES RELATED PHOTOScenter_img Still the best: Saori Yoshida (left) wins her 11th 55-kg title at nationals on Monday. | KYODO Saori Yoshida, Kaori Icho, London Olympics IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

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