Tanker Truck Involved in Accident Near Indianapolis

The driver of a pickup truck was wedged in his vehicle beneath a tanker after the two vehicles collided on a small road south of Indianapolis on Thursday, Feb. 9, according to WXIN-TV. According to the report, the accident occurred in the early-morning hours after an 18-wheeler pulled from a business driveway onto Harding Street and was struck by the southbound pickup. The driver of the rig, according to the report, was transported to a nearby medical facility to undergo mandatory blood testing. The tanker was empty at the time of the accident.

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.

(Photo credit: WXIN-TV) 

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