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I-75 Accident Showcases the Dangers of Everyday Truck Traffic

The driver leaned to reach a bottle of water. That’s it. His tractor-trailer veered left, he over-corrected to the right, and seconds later $6 million worth of pyrotechnics equipment was scattered alongside Interstate 75 near Lima, Ohio. That accident, which delayed by one day a Kiss and Motley Crue concert in Michigan earlier this month, …

Truck Overturns While Dodging Debris in Parleys Canyon, UT

The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that resulted after a truck lost pieces of wood on Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon, Utah, on Wednesday, May 2. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, a tractor trailer was traveling east on I-80 and swerved to avoid wood that had fallen from another truck. The second …

SUV Crashes into Parked Tractor Trailer in Edinburg, OH

Five people including a pregnant woman were injured when their SUV slammed into a parked tractor trailer at a rest area on Interstate 76 in Edinburg, OH, on Wednesday, May 2. According to RecordPub.com, the SUV failed to slow as it exited the freeway. The driver reported to police that he fell asleep while driving. …

Tractor Trailer Crash Kills Two in near Wytheville, VA

Virginia State Police are reconstructing an accident involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 81 that left two people dead on Friday, April 27. According to SWVA Today, the tractor trailer was traveling south on I-81 when its driver lost control of the vehicle and plowed through the median wall. The truck went into the highway’s …

Driver Injured in Train-Truck Collision in Boyd County, KY

A tractor trailer that was reportedly sitting too close to a railroad crossing was clipped by a passing train in Boyd County, Kent., on Wednesday, May 2. According to WSAZ.com, the crash occurred on U.S. 23 near the entrance to the Calgon Carbon Plant. The collision left the truck driver trapped in his vehicle until …

Truck Rear-Ends Passenger Car near Bourbon, IN

A man was killed when his car was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on US-30 near Bourbon, Ind., on Sunday, April 29. According to WNDU.com, the 82-year-old driver was slowing to turn right onto Cedar Road off of US-30 when he was hit from behind by a tractor trailer. The collision pushed the small car …

Man Killed in Truck Accident near Bowman, SC

A truck driver standing roadside near his rig on Interstate 26 near Bowman, S.C., was killed on Friday, April 27, when he was hit by another tractor trailer. According to The Times and Democrat, the 42-year-old truck driver was standing near the front of his truck in the emergency lane of I-26 in Orangeburg County …

Tractor Trailer Crash Kills One in Sunset, UT

A 41-year-old woman was killed when her car was involved in an accident with a tractor trailer on Interstate 15 in Sunset, Utah, on Monday, April 23. According to Fox13Now.com, the woman was driving north on I-15 when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed into the southbound lanes, and struck the side of the …

Cement Truck Overturns, Kills One in Clovis, NM

A woman was killed when a cement truck swerved sharply and rolled over her vehicle on Norris Street in Clovis, N.M., on Wednesday, April 25. According to the Clovis News Journal, the driver of the cement truck reported that he swerved to avoid hitting the vehicle, but the top-heavy cement overturned, killing the woman who …

Tractor Trailer Slams Motor Home at Rest Stop in Salina, KS

A 67-year-old man was killed when a tractor trailer plowed into his motor home at a rest stop off Interstate 70 in Salina, Kan., on Thursday, April 26. According to KSN.com, the tractor trailer exited the freeway at the Solomon rest area and smashed into the motor home while the man and his wife were …

Tractor Trailer Spill Injures Two in Bertie County, NC

Two crates flew from a truck on southbound NC-11 in Bertie County, N.C., striking two other vehicles and injuring two motorists on Thursday, April 26. According to WNCT.com, one of the crates hit a passing tractor trailer, forcing that vehicle to veer into a tree. The driver of that truck was pinned inside his vehicle …

Motorist Injured in Collision with Semi in Grand Rapids, MN

A woman was injured when her car rammed the side of a tractor trailer on Highway 169 in Grand Rapids, Minn., on Monday, April 23. According to GrandRapidsMN.com, the woman was driving west on Pear Lake Road and crossed the northbound lanes of Highway 169 when the collision occurred. The woman was treated and released …

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