The Melbourne truck driver driving down the highway with a car attached to his grill breaks the silence
40-year-old truckie reveals how he managed to drive almost ONE KILOMETER on a busy highway without realizing he was pushing a mom’s car down the road
- Steve O’Dea was behind the wheel of the truck that pushed a car nearly a mile
- The 40-year-old truck driver said he did not know that he had hit another vehicle
- Kelly Bubeck was pushed about 750 yards along Melbourne’s Western Ring Rd
- Other drivers eventually warned Mr. O’Dea and had him stopped
A Melbourne truck driver driving nearly a mile on a busy highway with a car strapped to his grill said he was shocked by the incident.
Steve O’Dea was behind the wheel of the trailer driving Mommy Kelly Bubeck’s car along Western Ring Road about 750 yards.
The terrifying incident was captured on camera by other motorists trying desperately to catch the driver’s attention while watching in horror.
Finally, Mr. O’Dea came to a halt, and Mrs. Bubeck miraculously came out unscathed.
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Steve O’Dea was behind the wheel of the trailer that drove Mommy Kelly Bubeck’s car along Western Ring Road about 750 yards on Friday
Melbourne mom Kelly Bubeck was driving to work on Western Ring Road when the truck hit her from behind
The truck driver has since broken his silence about the ordeal by saying he was completely unaware that he had been towing another vehicle for so long.
“I had 22 tons of wool on board. You can’t feel it when you hit something, “he said A current affair.
“I turned on my flash, checked my mirrors, checked my mirror through the door, and couldn’t see anything.”
Mr. Bubeck, who has been driving trucks for 40 years, said he was “in shock” when he heard what had happened and “sorry”.
Victoria police responded to the accident, saying no crimes had been committed.
Neither driver was tested for drugs on the spot.
Ms. Bubeck previously recalled the horrific incident and said she was scared the moment she died.
Ms Bubeck was worried that her car would just get under the truck as she tried desperately to grab her steering wheel and activate voice control
“I’m just thinking about my daughter and my husband,” she said Nine news.
“I think,” “I’m not going to die today. This is not it. ” ‘
The elderly rescuer feared that her car would get under the truck as she tried desperately to grab her steering wheel to activate voice control.
She shouted “triple zero,” but the voice control didn’t understand Mrs. Bubeck.
Other drivers warned the truck driver about what was happening and eventually stopped his vehicle.
“When I stopped the car and opened the door and got out, I shouted at him” “You almost wiped me out,” “she said.
Thankfully, Ms. Bubeck has not been injured, but is now struggling to claim her $ 18,000 for her car insurance (Ms. Bubeck’s damaged car)
He turned and looked at me and “oh, damn it!” “It’s the only words he said.”
Fortunately, Ms. Bubeck has not been injured, but is now struggling to claim her $ 18,000 for her car insurance.
A GoFundMe page was launched to help Ms Bubeck buy a new car.