2 hurt after tractor-trailer tire hits 3 cars in Delaware

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2 hurt after tractor-trailer tire hits 3 cars in Delaware. Brian Taff reports during Action News at 4:30 p.m. on November 14, 2017. (WPVI)

Two people were hurt when a giant truck tire came bouncing down a road in New Castle, Delaware Tuesday afternoon.

It happened before 1:00 p.m. when the rear tire flew off a tractor-trailer on Route 13 on New Castle Road.

That wheel hit three cars that were stopped at a light in the northbound lanes.

Two people from one of the cars were taken to the hospital to be treated for neck and back pain.

The driver of the tractor-trailer says he only realized he lost the tire after noticing something wrong with his truck.

He pulled over immediately and contacted police.

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