Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: October 12 – October 18

Trucking litigation is very document-intensive and governed by hundreds of regulations. Given this, the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of litigation is important. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] or call me at 1-800-628-4500.

KansasCity.com reports that a dump truck killed a married couple Thursday, October 14, after its front tire blew out and the driver lost control. The truck crossed the divider and hit the couple’s SUV head-on. This double fatality truck wreck happened on LA 3127 North, about 1.8 miles north of LA 3142, just west of Hahnville, Louisiana. The truck driver survived but was in critical condition.

PatriotLedger.com reports that a semi truck jackknifed and hit two cars Thursday, October 14, injuring the 81-year-old woman driving one the cars. The truck accident happened around 5pm on southbound Route 3, north of Samoset Street, in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

9News.com reports that a furniture delivery truck killed one woman and injured another when it backed over them on Saturday, October 16, in Englewood, Colorado. The two women were talking, standing by a mailbox in the 7100 block of East Briarwood Drive, when the truck started backing up. Apparently the women didn’t hear the truck, and the driver didn’t hear bystanders shouting at him. The surviving woman sustained minor injuries.

Newson6.com reports that a man died this week near Roland, Oklahoma, when a dump truck backed over him. The fatal truck accident occurred on Saturday morning, October 16, in a construction zone on the I-40 West. The victim was declared dead at the scene.

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