Couple Injured as Car Slams Into Turning Semi-Truck in Wisconsin
The driver of a vehicle that crashed into a semi-truck reportedly completing a U-turn on Highway 124 in Wisconsin Friday, Feb. 10, was in serious condition after being flown to a nearby hospital. According to the Chippewa Herald, the driver and passenger of the car were injured when their car slid into the side of and then underneath the tractor-trailer. The driver of the truck was not injured, according to the report. No charges have been filed and an investigation into the crash continues.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) are likely to be involved in a fatal truck accident at rates at least 11% higher than single tractor trailers.
(Photo credit: The Chippewa Herald)