A 100+ pound wheel and tire combo of a passing tractor-trailer rig came off and careened through an Illinois home that was located adjacent to the highway. The homeowner, who was sitting in his favorite chair watching TV at the time, said the wheel came through a front window, bounced off the floor in front of him, then off of his new flat screen television, smashing it to pieces, before heading into the dining room where it wrecked a china cabinet and its contents before bouncing down the hall and into a bedroom, knocking pictures off the wall and wrecking a bookcase of collectibles along the way. It finally came to rest in a water bed, puncturing it, and flooding the bedroom carpet (plus the ceiling and furniture of the finished basement below) with water. Fortunately, no one was hurt in all the excitement; the homeowner told police it reminded him of a pinball machine, just less fun.

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B Eagle