A man riding a motorcycle was killed when his bike collided with a tractor trailer on West Avenue in Woodbridge, N.J., on Thursday, March 22. According to MyCentralJersey.com, the motorcycle was traveling north on West Avenue when it crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer that had just turned onto southbound West Avenue from Milos Way. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the accident.
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: Jason Towlen / MyCentralJersey.com)