Semi Truck Accidents News Reports
This News Blog Provides Recent Truck Accident News Reports Worldwide. Updated frequently to bring you the latest news from local sources.
Here are some of the leading causes of accidents:
Distracted Drivers, Rear End Truck Collisions, Left Turn Violations, Running Red Lights and Stop Signs, Drunk Drivers, Big Truck Roll-Overs and Unsafe Lane Changes.
Most all of these accidents have one thing in common,
One or more drivers violated One Safe Driving Rule; "Failure to Look Ahead as Far as You Can See When Driving" or "failure to pay attention to the road". Don't become a statistic by following their example. Use this simple safe driving tip that professional drivers know and trust. This is THE NUMBER ONE SAFE DRIVING RULE FOR TRUCKERS. When this rule is violated, disastorous consequences may result. You'll see many of these unfortunate drivers as you look through the Crash Reports. This truck accident news blog is part of the Truckers News Feed Published by FasterTruck.com
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[Thursday] A Eunice man was killed following a crash on I-10 this morning involving an 18-wheeler. Shortly after 7:00 am Thursday morning, troopers began investigating the two-vehicle fatal crash on LA 13 north of LA 365 in Acadia Parish. Troopers say 36-year-old Eric Bischoff of Eunice was driving a 2007 Nissan Titan north on LA Highway 13. An 18-wheeler, driven by 56 year old Gerald Fields of Eunice, was.
[Thursday] Your Thursday Morning Traffic Is Awful, Because Storrow Drive Hates Trucks BostInno (blog)
[Thursday] Authorities respond to wrecks in Cherokee, Cobb Atlanta Journal Constitution In another wreck in neighboring Cherokee County, a minivan was covered in trash after colliding with a garbage truck around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Union Hill Road and Cumming Highway. Cherokee County fire officials told Channel 2 Action News.
[Thursday] Northbound US 75 in McKinney reopens after 18-wheeler wreck Dallas Morning News (blog) Update at 10:10 a.m. Thursday: McKinney police cleared the wreck and said all northbound lanes of U.S. 75 have been reopened. Original post: Northbound U.S. Highway 75 near State Highway 121 in McKinney is shut down after an accident involving two.
[Thursday] Truck crash, flooding, bring traffic to halt on I-880 San Jose Mercury News OAKLAND -- A tanker truck crashed during a rainy morning commute Thursday, spilling fluid onto part of the freeway and forcing the California Highway Patrol to issue a severe traffic alert. The two right lanes on southbound Interstate 880 were closed.
[Thursday] A tanker truck crashed during a rainy morning commute Thursday, spilling fluid onto part of the freeway and forcing the California Highway Patrol to issue a severe traffic alert.
[Thursday] A box truck struck an overpass on Storrow Drive Westbound Thursday morning, leading to delays for commuters.
[Thursday] State police are on the scene of a fatal accident involving two vehicles in Acadia Parish. The crash took place around 7:15 a.m. On LA 13 between Thevis Road and Schultz Road near Mowata. Eyewitnesses say the crash involved an 18-wheeler and a pick-up truck. Another eyewitness reported seeing one of the vehicles catch fire after the crash. No word on how many people were in the vehicles. State.
[Thursday] An accident involving an 18-wheeler has shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 37 south of Pleasanton in Atascosa County,
[Thursday] Westside traffic slow after fatal crash on I-10 WOKV
[Thursday] OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Two adults and a baby died when their car rear-ended an 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 in Jackson County.
[Thursday] A Simsboro man has died from injuries sustained when his log truck was struck by a train in Bossier Parish.
[Thursday] Dump truck overturns near Saratoga Lake Albany Times Union
[Wednesday] Fatal accident in Plain Dealing claims the life of truck driver KTAL The accident is still under investigation and the driver has not been identified until notification of next of kin. Copyright 2014 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or.
[Wednesday] I-275 in Tampa hampered by major wreck caused by stolen fire vehicle Bradenton Herald
[Wednesday] A Simsboro man has died from injuries sustained when his log truck was struck by a train in Bossier Parish.
[Wednesday] Semi-truck crash at Wilson and Remembrance snarling traffic The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com A semi-truck crashed and rolled over at Wilson Avenue and Remembrance Road in Walker on Wednesday, Sept. 24 (Heidi. WALKER, MI -- The driver of a semi-truck was injured after the truck rolled at Wilson Avenue and Remembrance Road NW in Walker.
[Wednesday] Letter: Fee for fire truck at accident a rip-off Lansing State Journal I was involved in a two-car accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in March. There were no injuries. No fire, just two smashed cars. I called 911. Soon a Lansing Police Department officer arrived along with the Lansing Fire Department, who.
[Wednesday] Motorcyclist pinned under semitruck KETV Omaha Video: Cyclist killed in accident on Grover Street. Initial reports indicated the motorcyclist was wedged under the semitruck. The driver of the truck reportedly never saw the motorcyclist until it was too late. Though he was being transported, the.
[Wednesday] Three people were injured when a nine-tonne truck broke free from its towing vehicle and rolled down a slope in Ho Man Tin.
[Wednesday] MALTA — A dump truck laden with used blacktop struck a pickup truck and two other cars in an accident at the intersection of on Route 9P and Plains Road Wednesday afternoon. The northbound pickup truck overturned and struck another southbound vehicle, police said.
[Wednesday] Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck in Omaha SFGate
[Wednesday] Shortly before 11 a.m. Monday morning, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 62 less than a mile north of Louisiana Highway
[Wednesday] A two car collision happened just before noon on Wednesday in the southbound lanes of N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
[Wednesday] The wreck, according to LPSO, involves two 18-wheelers and a pickup truck.
[Wednesday] Responding to tow truck drivers’ concerns, Township Council tabled a proposed ordinance that provides for the licensing and regulations of tow truck companies operating in Lawrence Township at its meeting last week.
[Wednesday] 21 agricultural workers injured in truck accident Today's Zaman 21 agricultural workers injured in truck accident. 21 agricultural workers injured in truck accident. A total of 21 agricultural workers were injured in a traffic accident that took place on the Eregli-Konya highway early on Wednesday. September 24.
[Wednesday] Members of Charlotte First Baptist Church wait to distribute goods deemed unsellable after the 18-wheeler transporting them rolled over. The fatal wreck took place on Tuesday, September 16.
[Wednesday] PALM SPRINGS: I-10W fully reopening -- 14 hours after fiery wreck Press-Enterprise Fourteen hours of freeway gridlock slowly began disspating Tuesday night, though a 10-mile backup lingered because of a fiery truck wreck involving a load of pesticides along Interstate 10 near Cabazon. Caltrans workers were picking up the traffic.
[Wednesday] 4 injured in
separate crashes on SR-16 KOMO News
[Wednesday] GB Police: No injuries after semi truck crash WTAQ
[Wednesday] Driver injured in cement truck accident Daily Inter Lake First responders work to help the driver of an LHC cement truck that went off West Reserve Drive and rolled over into a field on Tuesday afternoon west of Kalispell. Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 8:00 pm. Driver injured in cement truck accident.
[Tuesday] Dangling 18-wheeler removed after crash KPRC Houston WRECKERS HAVE TOWED AN 18 WHEELER ON 610, NORTH LOOP, THAT WAS DANGLING OVER 59 NORTH, EASTEX FREEWAY. JACE LARSON LIVE ON THE SCENE NOW WITH THE NEWEST INFORMATION FOR US. Reporter: WITHIN THE PAST.
[Tuesday] Four people were injured in two separate crashes on SR-16 near Gig Harbor and in Gorst Tuesday afternoon, Washington State Patrol troopers said.
[Tuesday] The exit ram from the 610 North Loop eastbound to the Eastex Freeway is shut down following an accident involving an 18-wheeler.
[Tuesday] Authorities say a Lincoln County road crew member died when his dump truck left the road, hit a tree and caught fire.
[Tuesday] Police ID driver killed in New Haven highway crash Albany Times Union
[Tuesday] A truck driver will be cited following an accident involving a train. The accident happened around 7 p.m. Monday night at the intersection of Eisenhower and Highway 80 in Midland.
[Monday] A McCook man is out on bond after he allegedly drank, drove and caused an accident that ended with two people being ejected from a pickup truck.
[Monday] Hayes Center man killed in truck wreck Friday McCook Daily Gazette WAUNETA, Neb. -- A 24-year-old Hayes Center, Nebraska, man was killed in a one-vehicle truck accident north of Wauneta, Nebraska, Friday morning. Joshua C. Annen died at Chase County Hospital in Imperial after being freed from the wreckage of his.
[Monday] 'Driver Fatigue' Blamed for Accident that Killed Child 1200 WOAI
[Monday] Sunday afternoon, an overturned 18-wheeler shutdown parts of I-59 in Trussville. Bat. Chief Nate Hopper with the Trussville Fire and Rescue says the incident happened around 2:30PM Sunday. According to Hopper, the 18-wheeler struck a pillar on the Chalkville Road Bridge at exit 141 and overturned. The driver of the struck was taken to UAB Hospital where he's listed in stable condition. The.
[Sunday] Evening News Sunday September 21, 2014.18 wheeler crash closes I 20/59 for several hours in TrussvilleSister was supposed to be watching 22 month old who died in Decatur baptistery.Former Auburn and Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas dies in Nashville crash.
[Sunday] ST. MATTHEWS — An Orangeburg man died after his 2009 GMC pickup truck slammed into the rear of a 1999 Kenworth dump truck, according to Calhoun County Coroner Donnie Porth and South Carolina Highway Patrol Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly.
[Sunday] The Alabama State Troopers are on the scene of a wreck involving an overturned 18-wheeler on Interstate 59 South near the Chalkville Road exit. Troopers are not saying what caused the wreck but say the
[Sunday] Semi-Truck Leaking Fuel After 3-Vehicle Crash On Hancock Near Powers KKTV 11 News Police and HAZMAT are on the scene of a three-vehicle crash on the southeast side of Colorado Springs. The crash was reportedly just before 1 p.m. in the area of Hancock and South Powers. It is involving two cars and a semi-truck; the semi is leaking.
[Saturday] A driver in a motor vehicle collision Friday evening on the Perimeter Highway, one kilometre north of Portage Avenue, is in critical condition. RCMP say a semi truck not pulling a trailer lost control and hit another vehicle, a 2003 Audi, then rolled two or three times. The collision occurred
[Friday] By: Maria Miller ADAMS TOWNSHIP, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. -- Police are calling it a despicable crime: A truck driver injured after a violent crash, stolen from by one of the first people on scene. Police said that man swiped a credit card from the driver's wallet when no one was looking and used it to rack up about a $1,000 worth of charges the same day.
[Friday] Watch video of Cleveland ladder truck wreck that brought criminal charges over. STATter911 In late July we told you about the criminal charges against Cleveland Fire Department Captain Ron Vargo and firefighter Richard Nickerson who are accused of filing a false report in connection with a ladder truck wreck. Now the surveillance camera.
[Friday] HAZMAT crew cleans up 18-wheeler wreck on I-10, SAFD says KENS 5 TV SAN ANTONIO -- Traffic slowed down to a crawl on Interstate 10 Friday after a trucker plowed his 18-wheeler through a median. According to the San Antonio Fire Department, the trailer truck was heading eastbound on the interstate when the truck veered.
[Friday] A section of I-20 westbound in east Texas is back open after a fire engulfed an 18-wheeler involved in a crash with another semi Friday morning, leaving two people dead.
[Friday] Authorities tell us the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. just west of the Scottsville exit (Exit 628). That's about eight miles west of the Texas/Louisiana state line.
[Friday] Fatal 18-wheeler accident stalls traffic on I-10 East at Sjolander KPRC Houston All main lanes of I-10 East at Sjolander were temporarily shut down Friday due to a fatal traffic accident. An 18-wheeler overturned in the inbound lanes shortly after 6 a.m. causing the freeway to be closed in both directions. Several alternate.
[Friday] Two dead, I-20 blocked after 18-wheelers crash in E. Texas KSLA-TV Authorities tell us the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. just west of the Scottsville exit (Exit 628). That's about eight miles west of the Texas/Louisiana state line.More >>. Authorities tell us the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. just west of the.
[Thursday] Scottsburg Bridge wreck leaves big truck hanging over the edge The Register-Guard SCOTTSBURG — Highway 38 was blocked for several hours Thursday after a lumber truck crashed on the Scottsburg Bridge, spilling about 100 gallons of diesel fuel into the Umpqua River, state police said. The wreck happened shortly after 8 a.m. when an.
[Thursday] One trucker says many companies put unrelenting pressure on drivers to make sure loads are delivered on time.
[Thursday] The eastbound lanes of I-20 in DeKalb County have reopened, more than four hours after a tractor-trailer crashed into the median wall and overturned in the middle of the interstate.
[Thursday] One person is dead following a head-on collision in Madison County. The crash occurred shortly before 11 a.m. on Wednesday at mile marker 6.8 on Highway 84 near Norris.
[Wednesday] Emergency personnel are working to clear an 18-rollover accident that occurred on the Nacogdoches loop Wednesday afternoon.
[Wednesday] WEST MADISON COUNTY -- An overnight accident has left an 18-wheeler overturned near Exit 74 on Interstate 40. The truck flipped onto its side into the median about 2 a.m. No injuries were reported.
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