Cement truck gets stuck in road

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This cement truck driver in China must have been confused when he tried to pull away and couldn't because his back tire had sunk into the roadbed.


Local officials discovered three large pits under the road that resulted from erosion or unauthorized work activity. Cars could drive over these gaping underground holes, but the weight of a 12-ton truck was too much for the road to bear.

Sinking like a stone, the truck lost half its tire to the collapsing road bed. Looking at the stuck truck, it makes you wonder how they freed it from its pavement prison. Did they use a jack (boring), a tow truck (most likely) or a heavy lifting helicopter (the coolest option)? [Orange News]


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