Many who drove down I-20 yesterday past Industrial Drive witnessed a crazy sight. A semi-truck plowed straight through Greg Tilley's Mobile Home's dealership and straight into a home. From the sight of the house, this one looks like one that was on track to be delivered any day now.
All I can think about is the phone call someone got telling them the home they thought was being delivered to them had a slight hiccup.
I spoke to a friend of mine who sells mobile homes and modular homes and he claims that many homes are taking as long as a year to be built and delivered. The thought of hearing that the home you were so excited about being railed by a semi-truck just stresses me out.
What caused the semi-truck to derail?
There was a police report and I tried to dig up some information but unfortunately, we don't have much information to go off of right now. What I did notice is there weren't any tire marks indicating that the driver of the semi-truck hit the brakes. Did they fall asleep? Did they not realize that they had slid off the road into a field? The worst part about all of this are the mobile homes that were damaged since they are in such short supply due to issues that started during the pandemic lockdown.
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