Who invented the tow truck?

Answer Ernest Holmes Sr. invented the tow truck in 1916 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Holmes mounted three poles, a pulley and a chain on a Cadillac to help a friend tow his car.Source:Tennessee Trivia

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