Why did the trailer come off the hitch and if you were human and not a pole your body would have been cut in half!

Why did the trailer come off the hitch

Report Number 9420-2019-00746

 In 1971 J. Standard Baker Quoted " Drivers Towing Trailers  Are Four (4) Times As Unsafe As Those In Cars Alone! 

Power pole down in Southeast Bakersfield, outage affecting over 200 customersPosted: 4:30 PM, Feb 27, 2019
Updated: 7:32 PM, Feb 27, 2019
By: Kelly Broderick

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — According to the CHP, a power pole in Southeast Bakersfield is down after a truck collided into it in the area of Fairview and Sparks.

Officials said that a trailer was hitched to a truck and somehow detached before colliding with the pole.Both PG&E and CHP are on scene. This has caused an outage affecting over 200 customers in the area. The estimated restoration is expected for 6 p.m.