TOPSFIELD (CBS) – The passenger of a car is lucky to be alive after an ax flew through the windshield of a car on I-95 in Topsfield Wednesday morning.
According to State Police, a landscaper driving a dump truck failed to properly secure the ax, which flew off the truck and struck the windshield of the car behind it.
Half of the ax penetrated the windshield and the blade appears to have stuck in the dashboard.
The driver of the landscaping truck, who is from Peabody, was fined $200 for failure to secure cargo.
The motorists in the car were shaken up but no one was injured.
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