Drawbridges are fascinating…
…when everything goes correctly!
But what if it doesn’t?
When the Naphys family headed out for an evening of dining and shopping, they had no idea they would soon be living through the most harrowing experience of their lives.
Normally crossing the bridge would have no danger, but this time things went wrong.
Terrance Naphys only had moments to make a decision as the bridge rose, and their car straddled the gap…
Witnesses thought for sure the family had plunged into the waters 65 feet below, but thankfully they landed, Hard, on the other side.
According to the police report, the tollbooth had no contact with the oncoming water vessel due to their radios being down, and no one saw the car on the bridge because of a strong sun glare.
The Naphys survived, but their car now has over $10,000 in damage, and the family wants to know this will never happen to anyone ever again.
Take a look!
Car vs. Rising Drawbridge Video
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