Over-Confident Jeep Gladiator Driver Underestimates the Moab and Loses a Wheel
In an unexpected twist on one of the most rugged trails in America, a Jeep Gladiator recently found itself in quite a predicament. Moab, a popular stomping ground for four-wheel enthusiasts in Utah, USA, was the scene of the incident where a brave Gladiator lost a wheel while navigating one of the challenging trails. Known for its toughness and resilience, the Jeep Gladiator is often considered a strong and reliable workhorse in the off-roading community. But even the strongest can find trouble in the treacherous trails of Moab.
How Did This Jeep Gladiator Lose A Wheel?
The Jeep Gladiator was navigating its way through one of Moab’s notorious trails when the incident occurred. For those unfamiliar with Moab, it’s a playground for off-roaders that tests the mettle of the drivers and their vehicles, pushing them to their limits. Its varying trail difficulties offer rocky terrains, steep inclines, and deep sand. The Gladiator was battling through the ‘Hell’s Revenge’ trail, with its intense slick rock and high, steep climbs, when it suddenly lost a wheel. The dramatic event was captured on video, showing the vehicle tipping dangerously to one side as three of its wheels fought to maintain balance.
Joseph Tweedy, who shared the moment on his Instagram added the caption, “The power of someone’s ego… and throttle.”
But if there’s one thing that we can take away from this situation, it’s more the result of operator error than the Gladiator itself. After all, a poor craftsman always blames his tools.