Terrifying moments captured on camera as a plank of wood flies into a windshield

Plank crashes through windshield, barely missing the driver who captured it all on their dash camera

PORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio – A family traveling on the Ohio Turnpike captured terrifying video of unsecured planks of wood flying off a truck and crashing through a windshield.

The video was taken on a dash camera on June 17 on I-80 in Portage County. You can clearly see when the unsecured planks fly off the truck in front of the car, missing that driver and one of them spears through another driver’s windshield.

A plank ended up between the driver and the passenger seat.

No one was seriously injured.

The driver of the truck did receive a citation.

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