Officer Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash near San Diego
A collision involving a semi truck and a San Diego police department van left an officer with minor injuries on Wednesday, March 14. According to SanDiego6.com, the police officer’s van clipped the back of the truck and rolled over several times while traveling on Interstate 15 near El Cajon Boulevard in the early-morning hours. The truck driver continued driving, unaware that his rig had been hit, police suspect. The officer was treated for minor cuts to his head before being released from an area hospital.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckAccidents.org, truck accidents cause 2.3 deaths and 60.5 injuries for every 100 million miles that trucks drive on U.S. road ways.
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