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Car Wedges Under Semi

KSAL Staff - January 28, 2014 3:06 pm

photo courtesy Saline County Sheriff's Office

photo courtesy Saline County Sheriff's Office

A driver avoids serious injury after wedging his car under a semi.

According to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Brian Spano of Minneapolis ran into the back of a slow moving semi on Interstate 70 near Salina on Monday morning.

Spano told deputies that he fell asleep at the wheel. He was driving a Pontiac Vibe. The car was dragged 2,888 feet before the semi stopped.

Spano was not seriously hurt in the crash.

The crash happened at 5:50 Monday morning on Interstate 70 near the 9th Street Exit.

Mandi Mahcort

January 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm

It was the trucks fault for moving slow!

Fuchs Mi

January 29, 2014 at 11:50 am

What a jerk should have pulled over. But the state closed all the rest stops so if a person is tired they no longer can pull into one of those.

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