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Metal Bar Falls Off Truck, Bounces Off Highway And Impales Passenger Of Oncoming Vehicle

SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It's like a scene right out of the movie "Final Destination."

(credit: CHP South Sacramento)

A metal bar fell off a big rig Saturday morning, bounced off the highway, and impaled the passenger of an oncoming vehicle through the leg.

CHP South Sacramento units said the incident happened around 10:05 a.m. as a Chevy Impala was traveling behind a big rig on Highway 99 just south of Fruitridge Road.

After the incident, the driver of the impala left the freeway and called 911, CHP said

The driver of the big rig continued driving away from the scene. The victim is listed in stable condition at an area hospital, officials said.

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