One of my pet peeves in the winter - how many times have we seen snow and ice covering the back windows on vehicles, with only a tiny hole scraped off? Or none? Or the giant snow bank on top of vehicles, which then slides off the back into the path of following cars?
[b]Ice crashes through windshield, prompts warning[/b]
AUGUSTA "” Police are reminding people to clean snow and ice off their vehicles in stormy weather after a sheet of ice flew off a pickup truck cab and into the windshield of a car Sunday in Augusta.
Police said Daniel Searway was driving with his wife and their 18-month-old son on I-95 when the ice flew off of the pickup truck and crashed through his windshield.
Searway, his wife and son were taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta with facial lacerations and scrapes from the ice and broken glass.
State Trooper Bruce Scott said the accident serves as a reminder for people to clear snow and ice from the vehicles.
He said police are seeking information about the driver of the pickup truck, who didn't stop for the accident.