A collision involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer sparked a six-vehicle fatal crash in Raymond, Wis., on Sunday, March 18. According to The Journal Times, traffic on northbound Interstate 94 south of Milwaukee was slow when the car and tractor trailer collided. The tractor trailer then plowed into another vehicle, setting off a chain reaction of crashes. A man riding in the initial passenger car was pronounced dead at the scene, and four other people riding in the car, including a 1-month-old baby, were hospitalized with injuries. At least 10 others riding in other vehicles were also injured. Authorities in Wisconsin continue to investigate the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: The United States Department of Transportation estimates that over 500,000 truck accidents occur every year.