Thursday, August 1, 2019

Dashcam Shows Moment An Out-of-control Truck Plows Into a Van on the Way to Disney World - Killing Five Children and Two Adults

Horrifying dash cam footage shows the moment an out-of-control semi-trailer truck plowed into a church van on a Florida interstate, killing five children and two adults on their way to Disneyland.
The newly-uncovered video of the fiery crash, obtained by, shows the truck, driven by 59-year-old Steve Holland, cross over the median before smashing into the driver side of the van before hitting another truck.
The children killed, Joel Cloud, 14, Jeremiah Warren, 14, Cierra Bordelan, 9, Cara Descant, 13, and Briana Descant, 10, were all from the small town of Marksville, Louisiana and had saved for a year for the trip. 
Holland and another truck driver also died.  

The families of the victims have now sued Eagle Express Lines, the trucking company which employed Holland, alleging negligence and wrongful death. 
One of the surviving chaperones who is part of the lawsuit, Ali Laborde, who was inside the van and who lost her daughter Cara and Cara's cousin Cierra in the crash has now spoken out for the first time.
'I feel such a weight, such a heaviness. I feel like I'm living a nightmare, like I'm living someone else's life,' Laborde told CBS News in an interview that aired on CBS This Morning on Wednesday. 
The video of the moment of impact came from the dash cam of another vehicle involved in the wreck. 
Kurt Arnold, founding partner of Arnold & Itkin, LLP, and the lawyer representing most of the victims' families told  
'Anyone who views the dash cam video can see that the Eagle Express truck is completely at fault in this deadly crash. That truck shot across the median like a rocket.' 
The company has said the crash occurred after Holland suffered a medical emergency. 

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