Tractor Trailer Crash Injures One in Margaretta Twp., OH
The driver of a tractor trailer was cited for failure to yield during a left turn after a passenger car smashed into his rig in Margaretta Twp., OH on Friday, March 16. According to The Morning Journal, the passenger car was traveling southwest on State Route 101 when the truck driver turned in front of it as it entered a gas station. The car clipped the back corner of the tractor trailer, leaving the driver of the car with life-threatening injuries.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) are likely to be involved in a fatal truck accident at rates at least 11% higher than single tractor trailers.