A passenger car and a semi tractor trailer collided near downtown Topeka, Kan., on Friday, March 2, leaving the driver of the car with life-threatening injuries. According to CJonline.com, the accident occurred in the early morning hours when the two vehicles collided near the intersection of S.W. 6th Street and Topeka Boulevard. Details of the condition of the truck driver weren’t reported.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in truck accidents involving large trucks and other vehicles, 98% of the fatalities occur to the people in the passenger vehicles.