Highway Closes After Two Semis Crash Near Fort Wayne
Two tractor-trailer trucks were involved in a crash on westbound U.S. 30 outside of Fort Wayne, Ind., on the morning of Friday, Feb. 3, The Journal Gazette reports. The Indiana Department of Transportation reported that dense fog in the area is causing hazardous travel conditions and may have contributed to the accident. No details on the condition of either driver were available, but U.S. 30 was likely going to remain closed until early afternoon.
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.