Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: November 22 – November 28

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The Portland Tribune reports a semi-truck accident that occurred on Friday, November 25 around 7:06am in Portland, Oregon. According to police, a 26 year-old woman was killed when her Chevy Blazer was hit by a Volvo semi-truck transporting flour. The truck was initially traveling east on Columbia when it hit a Toyota 4Runner. The impact led the truck to cross over into the westbound lanes of Columbia and into the path of the Blazer at Northeast 47nd Avenue.

Florida Today reports a tractor-trailer accident that killed one on Saturday, November 26 around 5:15pm in Volusia County, Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a motor home traveling on Interstate 95 North was struck by a tractor-trailer as the truck attempted to change lanes. The motor home struck an embankment and a fence before coming to rest near Mile Marker 274, close to the US 1 entrance ramp. A 66 year-old Titusville woman in the motor home was killed. The woman’s husband was injured. The driver of the tractor-trailer fled the scene of the accident.

The Journal Times reports an accident involving a semitrailer on Monday morning, November 28 in Racine County, Wisconsin. A representative of the Wisconsin State Patrol said a car was proceeding on Highway 20 West when a semitrailer on Highway C stopped and then entered Highway 20. The truck and the car collided, killing the driver of the car and his dog.

The Spokesman-Review reports a fatality involving a semi-truck on Wednesday, November 23 at 6:00am in Spokane, Washington. The Washington State Patrol stopped the driver of a semi-truck in the city of Wenatchee after the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Spokane at the intersection of Thor and 2nd streets. Police are investigating whether the incident was a hit-and-run.

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