Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash in Aztec, N.M.
A man was killed when a tractor trailer slammed into his car at the intersection of Azetc and Main avenues in Aztec, N.M. on Saturday, March 10. According to KASA.com, the man was making a left-hand turn and pulled into the path of the oncoming tractor trailer, which was unable to stop at the yellow traffic signal. The driver of the car, a Colorado resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.