Rhode Island couple terrified by flying axe - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Rhode Island couple terrified by flying axe

Posted: Updated:
A car passenger is lucky that she wasn't struck by the axe that flew off a landscaper's truck. (Source NECN/NBC) A car passenger is lucky that she wasn't struck by the axe that flew off a landscaper's truck. (Source NECN/NBC)
The landscaper failed to secure the axe, and it came loose, flew off the truck and became lodged in the car's windshield.  (Source: NECN/NBC) The landscaper failed to secure the axe, and it came loose, flew off the truck and became lodged in the car's windshield. (Source: NECN/NBC)

(NECN/NBC) – A motorist traveling on I-95 South in Topsfield, Massachusetts, endured a frightening moment Wednesday morning when an axe struck their vehicle.

A landscaper driving a dump truck had failed to properly secure an axe in its rear cargo area.

The axe came loose, flew off the truck and became lodged in the windshield of a car traveling behind it, nearly striking a passenger.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1u1bCk4

Copyright 2014 NECN via NBC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow