Finding Hay When the Heavy Duty Towing Shines
Crockett’s Interstate( 541) 554-6731
Heavy duty towing was likely the last thing on a semi driver’s mind last week when he flipped his truck and trailer. Perhaps he was sleepy. We don’t know. HIs semi was hauling two trailers filled with hay. The semi and both trailers ended up in a ditch by the side of a gravel road. The heavy duty towing occurred near Eugene, Oregon.
The accident was initiated by a semi-truck driver who had veered off the side of the road. As the semi leaned, the lead trailer and pup trailer just behind it leaned as well. All three pieces of equipment flipped. Over 60,000 pounds of hay, two trailers, and a cab made for a complicated heavy duty tow and off-road recovery. Crockett’s Interstate heavy duty towing was called in to the rescue.
Crockett’s team of five first disconnected the pup trailer and unloaded the hay. They then connected the cab and trailer to a heavy wrecker and a supporting tow truck. In one motion, they turned the cab and trailer. The pup trailer was handled separately, which reduced damage and allowed for a safer, speedier recovery. The entire heavy duty towing procedure occurred in two hours.
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