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Van passenger survives after being impaled by dropped tripod on California freeway

A stolen tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew was dropped from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger riding on a El Dorado Veterans Resources, van in Sacramento, Calif. The passenger survived but with broken ribs and a partially punctured lung. (Tim Page/El Dorado Veterans Resources Transportation/Military Family Support Group via AP)

A stolen tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew was dropped from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger riding on a El Dorado Veterans Resources, van in Sacramento, Calif. The passenger survived but with broken ribs and a partially punctured lung. (Tim Page/El Dorado Veterans Resources Transportation/Military Family Support Group via AP)

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