This photo reportedly shows how the end terminal on a guardrail pushed the driver’s side door into the driver’s seat rather than extruding the guardrail harmlessly to the side in a thin, flat ribbon, as it was designed to do. Brad Abeln died in an accident in which his vehicle struck a guardrail, while his passenger suffered serious injuries.
This photo reportedly shows how the end terminal on a guardrail pushed the driver’s side door into the driver’s seat rather than extruding the guardrail harmlessly to the side in a thin, flat ribbon, as it was designed to do. Brad Abeln died in an accident in which his vehicle struck a guardrail, while his passenger suffered serious injuries. Courtesy photo
This photo reportedly shows how the end terminal on a guardrail pushed the driver’s side door into the driver’s seat rather than extruding the guardrail harmlessly to the side in a thin, flat ribbon, as it was designed to do. Brad Abeln died in an accident in which his vehicle struck a guardrail, while his passenger suffered serious injuries. Courtesy photo

ET-Plus highway guardrail system raises safety concerns in Kan., Mo.

December 28, 2014 08:56 PM