Car carrier driver David Adams in critical condition. Prayers needed!

SAD UPDATE

rodney white Says:

well this is one comment i never wanted to post, david allen adams lost his battle with his 3rd degree burns. dave was pronounce dead around 2:30 on sunday afternoon, 7-13-08. i lost my best freind in the whole world. this man was more than freind he was my brother,and this so far is the hardest thing i ever had to go thru. i cant say enough about dave, he was carring, giving, and he loved every body. dave leaves behind, mother & father and 3 brothers, who loved him very much and will trully miss him, also he leaves a wife norma & 3 children who will sadly miss there provider there hero. DAVE WE LOVE YOU MAN FOR ALWAYS. R.B.W

I read on Mohave Daily News that a car carrier collided with a fuel tanker at milepost 14 on Hwy. 68 and that one of the drivers was flown out on a helicopter.

Here is an update from the Kingman Daily Miner:

Around 2:30 p.m., two trucks collided on the route, closing both lanes for more than six hours.

According to the Arizona Department of Highway Safety, a tanker truck carrying 9,000 gallons of gasoline in the westbound lanes drove into the back of a car hauler headed in the same direction. Both trucks caught fire.

The tanker truck came to a rest and burned in the westbound lanes. The car hauler crossed the median and came to rest and burned in the eastbound lanes. All eight cars on the car hauler, including one that fell off, burned.

Both the east and west bound lanes were closed until 9:20 p.m.

David Alan Adams, 41, the driver of the car hauler, was flown to University Hospital in Las Vegas for third degree burns.

Salvador Miguel Pizano, 43, the driver of the tanker truck, was treated for neck pain and released.

DPS is investigating the crash. It is unknown at this time if driver error or something else caused the crash.

Posted: Tuesday, July 08, 2008
Article comment by: rod white

dave adams is one of few well experiance car hauler’s he has driven auto hauler’s for about 10 years +. and as of today he remains in critical condition, this is extreamly difficult to deal with as his best freind of 17 years.just imagine his kids 3 and wife norma adams. this kinda stuff happens all the time, and usally the driver is blamed. there was a car involved with this wreck, my information is that there was a ford mustang that cut off the tanker driver which created this whole mess. mr dave adams has only a 60%chance of survival. as daves best freind i can only encourage anyone who has a better description of this mustang or have any other information please contact your local police dept. think of mr adams very young family, and remember just a professional car hauler hard at work supporting his family, now on his back helpless as a newborn baby. please help in the way you can.

Lets all remember to pray for Dave and His wife Norma as well as the 3 children

This update from the Mojave Daily News contradicts the Kingman Daily Miner

BULLHEAD CITY – Arizona Department of Public Safety officials have released additional information on the truck collision that closed Highway 68 for several hours Saturday.

Around 2:26 p.m., a car carrier westbound near Milepost 14 reportedly drove into the back of a fuel tanker carrying about 9,000 gallons of fuel.

The impact ruptured the tanker, igniting both trucks, officials said.

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5 Responses to Car carrier driver David Adams in critical condition. Prayers needed!

  1. rodney white says:

    well this is one comment i never wanted to post, david allen adams lost his battle with his 3rd degree burns. dave was pronounce dead around 2:30 on sunday afternoon, 7-13-08. i lost my best freind in the whole world. this man was more than freind he was my brother,and this so far is the hardest thing i ever had to go thru. i cant say enough about dave, he was carring, giving, and he loved every body. dave leaves behind, mother & father and 3 brothers, who loved him very much and will trully miss him, also he leaves a wife norma & 3 children who will sadly miss there provider there hero. DAVE WE LOVE YOU MAN FOR ALWAYS. R.B.W

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  3. Teresa Martin says:

    Dispatching for SARS for only six months I grew very fond of Dave Adams. He was a kind hearted man that always had a smile. Those that knew him have lost a great and deeply devoted friend. Everyone that knew or came in contact with Dave will cherish the memories of his constant smile and truely good heart. His loyal friendship to those he cared for will forever be a personal reminder to me that time is short and remember to always treasure those that bless you with their friendship. Smile down on us Dave, for that is the way I remember you… smiling laughing and enjoying your friends…my heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to Dave’s wife Norma and their children as well as Rodney, Ray and friends…time may help heal the pain, but Dave, you will never be forgotten…rest in peace.

  4. CINDY S. says:

    I had the pleasure of working with dave for a number of years & I am so sad to hear that one of the nicest people i will ever know is gone & in such an undeserved way. Dave was one of those people that you were always happy to see & you always ended up having a laugh or two while you were talking. I send my prayers & thoughts to his wife, children & family. The world has lost a wonderful man & for those who never met dave, you missed out. It will be quite some time before i will be able to think of dave without crying. I am greatful that i was among those who got to call him friend. I just got the call & I am so sorry that this has happened, The world is full of so much bad & now there is less good in the world. Rest in peace my friend, we will all miss you. You may be gone but you will never be forgotten.

  5. PREMIER SERVICES says:

    We met Dave loading cars one day and never forgot his happy face that he always had… Dave your smile will be missed and our prayers go out to his wife and kids!! WE WILL MISS YOU!! Hang in there Rodney!!

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