Tanker Truck, Tractor Trailer Crash in Boxborough, MA
A tanker truck and a tractor trailer were involved in a collision on Route 495 in Boxborough, Mass., on Sunday, March 11, that left fuel and milk spilling onto the freeway. According to the BostonChannel.com, the accident happened after the tanker truck crashed into a guardrail, puncturing its tank and spilling fuel across Route 495. A tractor trailer hauling milk then slammed into the rear of the tanker, losing a portion of its load before leaving the scene of the crash. The driver of the tanker truck suffered leg and neck injuries and was taken to a nearby medical facility.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: The United States Department of Transportation estimates that over 500,000 truck accidents occur every year.