Ho. Li. Crap - the driver got out alive - UPDATE

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UPDATE BELOW:

Quite the crash - from Seattle station KIRO:

Car mangled under semi-truck in crash on I-5 over Skagit River
All lanes of I-5 were blocked over Skagit River late Tuesday morning after a semi-truck struck a car from behind.

According to Washington State Patrol Trooper Rocky Oliphant, the car was folded in half and the semi-truck came to rest on top of the car.

The accident was initially reported as a serious injury collision, but Oliphant later tweeted that the driver of the car sustained only minor injuries.

“There’s really not a word to describe this collision,” said Oliphant. “In my 14 year career, I have never seen anything like it.”

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It would be interesting to learn the make and model - some good engineering there.  Hope the designers get to hear about this.

UPDATE:  It was a 2015 Nissan Altima

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