World News – CA – Driver killed after second flywheel accident on same stretch of Henday

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CTV News Edmonton
Staff

EDMONTON –
The driver of a van died after the vehicle was struck by a steering wheel just off Anthony Henday Drive on Wednesday morning, CTV News Edmonton has learned

Police are at the scene of the collision on Lessard Road at Anthony Henday Drive in southwest Edmonton

“Going over that overpass and through the intersection, the tractor rear converter cart detached from the tractor,” Sgt Rohitas Chandra of the Edmonton Police Department explained, “The converter then drove through the central grassy median. and entered oncoming traffic « 

This is the second collision in the region in as many days On October 27, a truck was crushed when it was hit by a double wheel

EPS regularly inspects commercial vehicles for equipment problems and driver errors that could create problems on the roads

“It’s really very serious”, Const Andrew Hiller of CVIU said “This thing is big equipment, it’s heavy material and it happens quickly, so every little detail that is missed by the driver or an equipment error that could create a huge event like a collision like this « 

During three days of inspections in October, CVIU members found 46 violations Only 17% of vehicles passed the inspection

Hiller said commercial drivers should perform travel inspections on their vehicles before each trip to avoid such situations.

A van was struck by a section of a semi-trailer which became free on October 28, 2020

Anthony Henday Drive, Edmonton

World News – CA – Driver Killed after Second Flywheel Collision on Same Section of Henday
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SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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