“Spider web” keeps semi from hitting oncoming traffic

A semi truck that hit the median north of Olds on Hwy 2 early Tuesday morning was restrained from oncoming traffic by the cable barrier system.

A semi truck that hit the median north of Olds on Hwy 2 early Tuesday morning was restrained from oncoming traffic by the cable barrier system.

The southbound semi pulling a flatbed trailer hit the median about 7:20 a.m., pulling out more than 15 support pillars.

But it did not breach the cables and no injuries were reported as a result of the collision.

The initial collision caused delays for about an hour. Traffic delays were expected later in the day when the vehicle was to be removed from the median, a process expected to take several hours.

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