Semi truck loses brakes, semi-hangs off drop

Photo courtesy PFPD
A semi truck is pictured precariously perched between U.S. 160 and a substantial drop near the overlook on Wolf Creek Pass. The driver, whose brakes overheated, was uninjured.

The Pagosa Fire Protection District responded to an accident on Wolf Creek Pass on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 9, in which a semi truck lost its brakes and nearly rolled off a steep embankment.

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