Special Crash Investigations On-Site ET-Plus Guardrail End Treatment Crash Investigation Vehicle: 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Location: Pennsylvania Crash Date: August 2017

This report documents the-site investigation of the ET-Plus guardrail end terminal struck by a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. The Chevrolet was traveling north on a limited-access roadway during dark early morning hours. The belted 55-year-old female driver fell asleep and the vehicle drifted to the left. The front plane of the Chevrolet struck the guardrail end treatment and displaced it approximately 10 m (33 ft) north along the W-beam. The Chevrolet rotated clockwise (CW) as it separated from the end-treatment coming to rest in the center of the median facing south. The driver of the vehicle was police-reported as not injured and refused medical treatment at the scene of the crash.


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  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 76p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01683389
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 625, CR17021
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-12-C-00269
  • Created Date: Oct 15 2018 10:27AM