Steel particles strikes automobile windshield on Maine freeway and comes inside inches of motorist’s face

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The 21-year-old motorist from New Hampshire was following a car that ran over metallic particles on the highway, sending it flying into her Jeep Wrangler on the Maine Turnpike.

A red Jeep with a piece of metal sticking out of the windshield.
A Jeep that was struck by a bit of metallic that got here inside inches of a motorist’s face, on the Maine Turnpike, in Grey, Maine. AP Picture/Maine State Police

GRAY, Maine (AP) — A motorist narrowly escaped damage Tuesday when a bit of metallic crashed into her windshield and got here inside inches of her face, police mentioned.

The 21-year-old motorist from New Hampshire was following a car that ran over metallic particles on the highway, sending it flying into her Jeep Wrangler on the Maine Turnpike, mentioned Shannon Moss, spokesperson for the Maine Division of Public Security. It broke by means of the windshield simply above the steering wheel.

The sharp piece of metallic struck the windshield and shattered glass, however the motorist was in a position to safely pull over, Moss mentioned. She was handled on the scene for minor accidents.

Troopers consider that the metallic was a mechanical half from a truck, Moss mentioned.


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