In this classic episode of Rescue 911, a trucker drops his breaks and begins barreling down a steep grade. Desperate to survive, the driver has no choice but to put his life in the hands of another trucker with a risky idea. Can one rig stop two at speeds over 60 miles per hour? In the words of one trucker, “If you keep your own breaks own breaks, you’re lucky.”

Watch the clip of Rescue 911 episode 220: Runaway Truck


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