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Car Ends Up Underneath Semi-Truck Near Prosser

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PROSSER, Wash.--  Three people are lucky to be alive and well after their car ended up underneath a semi-truck.

It happened just before 6:00 Wednesday night on I-82 near Prosser. 

State Patrol troopers say a tire on the car blew out, causing it to veer off the road, then the driver over-corrected and got wedged under the semi-truck.  To make things even more dangerous, the semi was carrying flammable materials.

The truck driver says he had no idea what happened, he thought maybe he blew a tire, until he looked in his rear view mirror and saw a car being dragged under his rig.  Troopers credit him for driving safely to the shoulder of the road while the car was stuck to his truck.

Miraculously, no one was injured.