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Truck tires fly into woman’s home crashing through two rooms, narrowly misses homeowner

A LaGrange lady is extraordinarily fortunate she was not damage after a pair of tires crashed into her house Tuesday.

“These tires are nearly as tall as I’m,” stated Della Ogletree.

At 91-years-old, Ogletree has seen rather a lot, however by no means two runaway truck tires trashing somebody’s house, not to mention hers.

“It appeared like a bomb had went off and I stated what on the planet is that,” she stated.

The truck tires crashed into her life round 4 p.m. Tuesday. They got here in by an outdoor wall and went by one bed room and into one other. 

“It seems that an 18 wheeler was touring on the roadway when a set of tires with wheels (tandems) broke off the trailer and rolled, putting the house,” LaGrange police stated in an announcement to FOX 5. “The tires and wheels had been heavy sufficient and had been transferring quick sufficient to interrupt by the outside of the house.”

Ogletree says by the grace of God she was not damage as a result of she determined to delay her nap.

Tires and harm to Ogletree’s house (FOX 5 Atlanta)

“One thing simply saved telling me go take your blood stress, and your sugar after which go repair you one thing to eat,” Ogletree stated.

She has lived within the house for greater than 50 years. Lots of the furnishings is simply as previous, however now a few of it’s destroyed or broken. 

The tires narrowly missed the gasoline line which may have been catastrophic.

“Once I acquired right here and noticed the harm it was simply unreal, she may have been killed,” stated Barbara Davis.

LaGrange police say a a witness reported seeing the 18 wheeler’s trailer tires breaking off and rolling away from the truck and trailer however didn’t see them crash into the house. The witness was in a position to describe solely the trailer as being white and being a field fashion. 

The excellent news is no person was damage, and Ogletree has already filed a declare along with her insurance coverage firm.

“It is heartbreaking, however there is not something I can do about it,” Ogletree stated.

Investigators say they’re on the lookout for surveillance video in an try to receive extra data on the car. It’s not clear if the motive force knew that the tires broke off on the time of the incident.

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