Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Semi in Iron Ridge, WI
A motorcyclist swerving to avoid another vehicle was killed when his bike collided with a tractor trailer on Highway 67 near Iron Ridge, WI, on Thursday, April 12. According to TMJ4.com, the male cyclist slammed on his brakes and slid into oncoming traffic when the tractor trailer struck him. The Dodge County Sherriff’s Office is investigating the fatal accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckInjuries.com, a recent survey shows that a majority of fatal crashes involving tractor-trailer trucks include a truck pulling one trailer. The survey shows that trucks in 64% of fatal accidents were pulling one trailer. The survey also found that 32% of trucks involved in fatal truck accidents were single-unit trucks, and fewer than 4% were multi-trailer trucks.