A semi-truck lost control in a terrifying video making the rounds on Twitter.
In a video tweeted by KXAN News (filmed by Cody Butler), a semi-truck lost control on an icy road west of Austin, Texas, and it’s absolutely unreal. (SLIDESHOW: These Women On Instagram Hate Wearing Clothes)
The vehicle jackknifed into the ditch and narrowly avoided flipping. Watch the insane video below. (SLIDESHOW: 142 Times Josephine Skriver Barely Wore Anything)
VERY SCARY VIDEO: An 18-wheeler jackknifes west of Austin near Junction. Drivers are urged to stay at home if possible as icy road conditions continue (Video courtesy of Cody Butler) pic.twitter.com/Tx7fs8T7vH
— KXAN News (@KXAN_News) February 14, 2021
For those of you who don’t know, Texas is currently being hammered by cold weather, which is very unusual for that part of the country. (SLIDESHOW: 71 Times Samantha Hoopes Stripped Down)
Texas snow. I love to look at it only for one day. I’m outta luck this week. Flipping blizzard here. pic.twitter.com/JjQDzSlCI1
— Kambree (@KamVTV) February 15, 2021
Clearly, people aren’t used to dealing with the snow and ice down in Texas, and the roads look insanely dangerous. (SLIDESHOW: This Blonde Bombshell Might Be The Hottest Model On The Internet)
EVERY. SINGLE. COUNTY. This is a once in a generation winter weather event. Every county in Texas is under a Winter Storm Warning from the NWS. pic.twitter.com/fU3TuvKXjn
— FOX 4 NEWS (@FOX4) February 14, 2021
While I joke about people being terrible drivers in the snow, a semi-truck losing control isn’t funny at all. (SLIDESHOW: 60 Times Abigail Ratchford Wore Almost Nothing)
That’s how catastrophic accidents can happen on the highway. When the roads are that bad, it might be time to just call it a day.
Gov. @GregAbbott_TX requested the WH issue an emergency declaration Saturday.
Abbott: “This disaster declaration provides Texas with additional resources and assistance that will help our communities respond to this winter weather.”
— Blake Hanson (@BlakeFox4News) February 15, 2021
Stay safe, Texas and stay off the roads if you can. Leave driving in the snow to those of us who were molded in the cold.