Firemen and US Navy Seabees (they have the fork lift) save the day...

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    Firemen and US Navy Seabees (they have the fork lift) save the day :yay::yay::yay:


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    BUELLTON (KTLA) -- A San Juan Capistrano family was rescued Thursday afternoon from their car that was dangling over a freeway overpass south of Buellton.

    Firefighters removed a 10-year-old girl, a 10-week-old baby girl, and a 36-year-old woman from their BMW as it was hanging over the edge. The car had gotten lodged in the bridge railing on the northbound 101 freeway.

    All three were taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, according to the California Highway Patrol. The woman, identified as Kelli Lynne Groves, and the 10-year-old girl suffered major injuries and were flown to the hospital.

    The BMW was involved in a two-vehicle crash around 2:40 p.m. when a big-rig struck the BMW from behind on the northbound 101 near Santa Rosa Road and forced the BMW into the bridge railing.

    The big-rig went through the bridge railing and into the creek bed below, and burst into flames.

    The 48-year-old driver of the big-rig died at the scene.

    The violent collision blew out chunks of concrete guardrail on both sides of the bridge, and shut down both directions of the 101.

    The rescue effort was aided by a group of Navy Seabees who were stuck in southbound traffic near the crash. They used a forklift they were transporting to stop the BMW from sliding off the bridge.​
     
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    Well

    This is pretty cool
     
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    More late night news.............



    More than 4,000 people are being evacuated after the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy, with at least six reported dead. :coffee:


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    Late night news is depressing. :boohoo:
     
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    The good stuff always happens in the wee hours :coffee:
     
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    that should be the new "fail boat" meme
     
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