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Trailer, Car, Sign Crash into living room

Trailer, Car, Sign Crash Into Living Room

POSTED: 11:40 am CST November 10, 2006
UPDATED: 1:03 pm CST November 10, 2006

A toddler escaped injury when a trailer, car and street sign crashed into the living room she was in, KPRC Local 2 reported.Houston police said the crash happened when a trailer came unhooked from a truck on Blankenship Drive near Bingle Road at about 8 a.m."The trailer became detached from the truck as it was traveling, hopped a curb and then ended up in the ladies' living room," Officer Glen Dickerson said.

The trailer pushed the family's car and a street sign into the living room, narrowly missing a little girl in a crib."She was just sitting there like she was in shock," mother Nova Hicks said.No one inside the home was injured.The home sustained significant damage and the family's car was destroyed.The family said accidents are a regular sight at their intersection."There's a wreck every week here," grandmother Theressa Mikelait said. "Not in this house, but on this corner."Police said the truck driver was ticketed for an improperly secured trailer.

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