A photo of a Wednesday morning crash has the Clay County Sheriff’s Twitter followers asking how it could be that only minor injuries resulted from the bizarre wreck.
The picture shows a long pipe dangling out of the rear passenger side window of an SUV.
The pipe appears to be suspended, not touching the ground. A pole lies in the foreground of the picture.
The crash happened about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near Missouri 92 and Route DD, just east of Smithville.
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“Amazingly this crash only resulted in minor injuries,” the sheriff’s office said on Twitter.
“The pipe missed the driver almost completely,” Capt. Will Akin, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office, reported.
No one was taken to the hospital as a result of the crash.
The sheriff’s office did not immediately provide more details about the incident.
The crash was under investigation.