Woman walks away uninjured after tire crashes into her windshield on I-45 S

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman walked away without a scratch after a rare incident on a Houston-area highway.

Erika Chance was driving on I-45 southbound near the Village of Tiki Island exit when a tire flew into her windshield, destroying it.

Shocking photos from the scene show the windshield with a massive hole and extensive damage to the roof of her car.

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Chance's father told ABC13 that she leaned far to the left in her car and the tire was able to completely miss her.

A wrecker driver at the scene said the tire was not tied down in the bed of a truck travelling in front of her on the highway.

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