Semi Hits, Injures Highway Worker in Alexander County, MO
Police are investigating a crash on Illinois Route 3 in Alexander County, MO, that left a highway flagger in critical condition. According to KMOV.com, a tractor trailer struck the highway worker on Friday, March 30 about a mile south of Route 146. The worker was rushed to a nearby medical facility with critical injuries.
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.