Runway Semi Onslaught Requires Roadside Assistance for 6 Cars
For 6 motorists, roadside assistance and towing services were needed last Monday, June 3rd, at 8:30 am in Rochester Hills on M-59. A semi barreled into 6 cars. Steel and glass were everywhere. It was rumored that the semi driver was asleep at the wheel. TV stations called in helicopters to survey the crash from above as reporters arrived on the scene. Byers Wrecker was called in to provide roadside assistance services for all six cars as well as the semi.
The interstate looked like an action movie set with cars everywhere. Six tow trucks and other supporting vehicles were needed for roadside assistance to restore order to the freeway so the waiting motorists safely pass. Fortunately, it was reported that no one was seriously injured.
We will let you know if we get confirmation about the semi driver being asleep. More importantly, to all of you driving when you are tired, take a break. Pull-over and make the roads a little safer for everyone. Be careful when driving to minimize the need for roadside assistance. Your friends at Byers Wrecker.
Details of Roadside Assistance
The accident occurred at 8:30 am on June 3rd, in Rochester Hills. Roadside assistance was needed. Six (6) cars were demolished by a runaway semi on M-59. It was reported that the semi-truck driver was asleep Byers Wrecker was called in to remedy the situation and provide roadside assistance. More than seven towing vehicles were sent by Byers to provide roadside assistance. This included 6 flatbeds and a heavy wrecker. When Byers arrived, local officials had already started providing roadside assistance, and the drivers of the vehicles were being attended to. First, Byers loaded the initial vehicle on a flatbed, providing roadside assistance. Next, Byers loaded the second and third vehicles on separate flatbeds, providing roadside assistance. Lastly, Byers loaded the fourth, fifth, and six vehicles onto flatbeds, providing roadside assistance. The totaled semi required a heavy-duty wrecker. It took several hours for Byers Wrecker to clean up the area and provide all necessary roadside assistance. Once roadside assistance had been provided, Byers Wrecker employees cleaned up the fluids on the highway. They swept the area and made M-59 safe and ready for commuters again.