Category Archives: Truck Accidents
Deputies: Flagger hit, killed by dump truck having mechanical issues
HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon
A 71-year-old construction crew worker was hit and killed by a dump truck that was experiencing mechanical issues Friday afternoon in …
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 16, 2017
The way EVERY tow truck in the city flies to a car accident is crazy.
— Isi (@FaithIsAVirtue) June 24, 2017
OPD makes arrest in connection with fiery fatal crash
An arrest has been made in connection to a major crash that occurred last night in North Odessa, which killed three people and sent four others to the hospital.
Mark Cason Garrett, date of birth 12/17/1993, has …
Mark Cason Garrett, 23, is being charged with three counts of intoxicated manslaughter.
He was driving at a high… https://t.co/7GwakRyoqn
— newswest9 (@newswest9) June 23, 2017
Victim’s brother in ice cream truck deadly accident: ‘He didn’t deserve this’
“I don’t know how he’s not here,” said Harvey Carrera, the brother of one of the victims.
The “he” Carrera is talking about, was his brother Angel Pierce, who Carrera said was one of the people in the ice cream truck who died in the crash.
“His wife …
US 50: Water truck accident blocks travel
According to Harrison/Taylor 911 officials, no other vehicles were hit in the crash but they were unaware of the extent of damage.
The water truck accident is still blocking motor traffic.
Clarksburg Fire, Harrison County EMS and West Virginia State …
State police ID deceased driver in Rt. 55 `wrong way’ accident
A motorist who slammed into a dump truck early Thursday morning was reportedly spotted driving the wrong direction on Route 55 for several miles before the fatal crash.
New Jersey State Police on Friday identified the driver of the F150 …
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) June 16, 2017
Driver dies in semi-truck crash along I-70 in Maryland
A driver died in a semi-truck crash along I-70 near Hancock, Md., Friday, June 23, 2017.
Semi truck ends up on its side during …
Road-Rage Crash Injures Innocent Motorist In Pickup
An apparent case of road rage between a motorcyclist and a driver in a sedan set off chain reaction crash that overturned an uninvolved truck, and authorities are now looking for that motorcycle rider.
The incident happened …
Apparent road-rage accident flips truck; survivor speaks out
Carlos Benavidez “saw nothing but asphalt and sky” when truck crashed on Calif. freeway after two other drivers involved in alleged case of road rage.
There was a really bad accident involving a black Suzuki swift and a truck on the north south high (bogwalk stretch)
— Kaci Fennell Shirley (@KaciFen) June 24, 2017
Deadly dump truck accident closes Route 55 northbound
Route 55 northbound is closed after a deadly overnight crash involving a dump truck.
What to do if you are involved in a commercial truck accident
One person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes.
The United States Department of Transportation estimates that over 500,000 truck accidents occur every year.
More than 75% of truck driving accidents are due to the driver of the …
City of Jackson truck crashes into Gateway Rescue Mission
Authorities said the truck was going southbound on Gallatin Street when the driver crossed the road, went through a fence and landed in the building.
The victim has not been identified, but officials said the pedestrian was a 58-year-old man.
WATCH: Horrific accident caused by wrong-way driver hitting tanker truck in Ohio triggers huge explosion. The car's driver was killed. pic.twitter.com/RGO8FJNgfs
— Good Morning America (@GMA) May 2, 2017
A family torn apart in horror crash
Sources said the crash was not a head-on collision and there was no fog or rain at the time of the incident.
The scene of the fatal crash on the Newell Highway, outside of Dubbo.
The two brothers died at the scene while the …
One person dead in fatal motorcycle vs. truck accident
South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and Rapid City Fire Department were on scene.
No name has been released pending notification of families.
The two passengers in the Ford truck were both …
— The Straits Times (@STcom) May 2, 2017
Texting, drugs eyed as factors for fatal church bus crash in Texas
Truck driver Jack Dillon Young, 20, and one passenger of the bus owned by the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels were the sole survivors of the crash, which happened as the senior adult members of the church were returning home from a church retreat.
Was fatal Highway 168 crash that killed two Clovis men intentional?
Killed in the crash was the driver, Austin Wagenleitner, 20, and passenger, Aaron Beasley, 19, both of Clovis.
The two were ejected from the pickup.
The survivor, Jason Kirby, 24, of Clovis, was rescued after being extricated from the pickup truck by …
Names released in fatal truck-train crash on Rio Grande Road
Police have released the names of a man who died and a woman critically injured in a truck-train crash this morning near Fontanet.
Jack Lee Cheesman, 54, of Terre Haute, died at the scene.
Passenger Rachel Camp, 26, also of Terre Haute, was transferred …
Men killed in truck crash on 168 in foothills identified
The Fresno County coroner Wednesday identified the two men killed in a crash on Highway 168 when their pickup truck tumbled down an embankment in the foothills.
They are Austin Wagenleitner, 20, and Aaron Beasly, 19, both of Clovis.
The crash …
County Attorney: Open Alcohol Containers Found in Chris Soules’ Truck After Fatal Crash
Soules is facing a felony charge of leaving the scene of a deadly accident.
He was driving a pickup truck that rear-ended a tractor operated by 66-year-old Kenny Mosher on April 24th.
Mosher died from his injuries and he was laid to rest Monday.
Driver of stolen truck faces charges in fatal crash on Kauai
A 46-year-old man faces multiple charges after the stolen truck he was operating collided head-on with a car, killing the 19-year-old female driver.
The collision occurred on Kuhio Highway in Kapaa, Kauai, in an area fronting the Courtyards at Waipouli …
Police Search for Driver of Truck Who Picked Up Bachelor Star
Police say someone picked up former Bachelor star Chris Soules and drove him away from the scene of a fatal crash on Monday evening.
And they’re trying to figure out who it was.
A spokesman for the Buchanan County, Iowa, Sheriff’s Office tells PEOPLE …
Driver Who Fled Fatal I-5 Crash Allegedly Set Fire to Truck, Reported It Stolen
A Castle Rock man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to fleeing the scene of a crash that killed a Chehalis motorcyclist, then setting his truck on fire to avoid arrest.
David L. Huisenga, 44, was charged Wednesday in Lewis County …
No people or cows hurt in truck and cattle trailer crash on I-77 in Marietta
Marietta Police say a truck pulling a livestock trailer full of cows had a minor accident near Exit 1 on Interstate 77 Tuesday morning.
A Marietta Police officer at the scene says the truck’s driver told him a large cow jumped …
— Jon (@rivercityjon) March 28, 2017
Police: Driver hurt in crash with mail truck in Lindenhurst
The driver, whose identity was not released, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.
Suffolk County police said the woman was driving on West Hoffman Avenue when her Acura struck the back of the unoccupied mail truck at about …
Utah woman loses her foot, other family injured after being hit by truck in Florida
That’s when the pickup truck veered toward them and crossed over from the westbound lane to the eastbound lane and then ended on the shoulder of the road, Jachles said.
Police are investigating the accident and are looking at speed and alcohol as …
Truck driver faces DWI charge after fatal GWB accident
A North Carolina truck driver was arrested after a fatal accident on the George Washington Bridge Monday morning, authorities said.
A 25-year-old man, and two women, ages 28 and 39, were driving in a car on the westbound lower level of the George …
Police: Truck Driver Was Drunk In Deadly Cross Bronx Expressway
A truck driver was facing charges Monday night accused of being drunk behind the wheel and causing a deadly accident near the George Washington Bridge.
— CBC P.E.I. (@CBCPEI) March 28, 2017
Car and truck collide in North Canterbury
Rescue services are at the scene of a double fatal crash between a car and a truck in Culverden, North Canterbury.
The crash happened at 8:15am on Mouse Point Rd. Due to the severity of the crash police are still unsure how many people were in the car …
Parked Comcast Repair Truck Causes Multiple Accidents On Icy Road
Poor visibility and icy conditions made it difficult for drivers to slow down on a street in Indianapolis, and the Comcast Xfinity repair truck that was parked on the right lane made for an accident (or more) waiting to happen.
It all started when the …
— Tom Quimby (@tom_quimby) December 16, 2016
3 hurt in trash truck collision with school bus
A school bus collided with a trash truck at the intersection of Horseshoe Pike and Manor Rd. (Route 82) about 2:10 p.m. in West Brandywine Thursday afternoon.
There were no children on the bus at the time of the accident.
7 injured in truck fire accident in Greene County
WDAMA truck fire accident shut down parts of Highway 98 at the Greene County/George County line for 15 hours Thursday.
Fort Lauderdale man on scooter struck by cars, truck in fatal crash that locks up I-95 for seven hours
A Fort Lauderdale man driving a scooter on Interstate 95 died early Friday after being hit by two cars and a truck in a crash that left the morning commute at a standstill for several miles and for several hours.
The crash happened just before 3 a.m. on …
Head On Collisions Cause Fatalities: Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyer Rand Spear
Two vehicles striking each other head on can result in tremendous force being put upon those inside the vehicles.
It’s not like a car hitting a light pole at 40 mph. It could be two cars hitting each …
Tractor trailer/plow truck crash closes part of Northway for more than 4 hours
This tractor trailer collided with a state Department of Transportation plow truck on the Northway on Thursday.
No serious injuries were reported to either driver. Northway closed.
Traffic is redirected …
One dead after truck crash on Hwy 54 and Auxvasse Creek
CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. – UPDATE 3:54 p.m.:
ABC 17 News has just confirmed with the Missouri Highway Patrol that the driver in this singular vehicle …
I-24 truck accident prompts local Code Red
A traffic accident Wednesday morning in Rutherford County caused a precautionary Code Red alert to be issued for some Bedford County residents, but the hazardous material concerns had gone away by mid-afternoon.
A semi truck carrying hazardous pool …
IH-610 SOUTH LOOP Westbound At IH-45 GULF – Heavy Truck, Accident – Status: Cleared at 11:56 AM
— houstontranstar (@houstontranstar) December 16, 2016
IH-610 SOUTH LOOP Westbound At IH-45 GULF – Heavy Truck, Accident – Status: Cleared at 11:56 AM
— IH-610 South Traffic (@ih610s_traffic) December 16, 2016
City worker dies from injuries suffered in morning accident
A city employee died Wednesday after being pinned between a car and a city recycling truck on Wednesday morning, city officials confirmed.
Two men die in Montgomery truck crash
Two truck drivers were killed in a crash on Neelytown Road at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday.
State police said Brian Mettert, 26, of South Fallsburg, was driving a box truck west on Neelytown Road when he crossed over the double yellow line into …
Riverside Avenue In Greenwich Closed By Truck Accident – Norwalk Daily Voice
A crash involving a truck with an oversized load was closing Riverside Avenue in Greenwich. Photo Credit: Greenwich Fire L1042 via Twitter @Greenwich_Fire_ A crash involving a truck with an oversized load was closing Riverside Avenue in Greenwich.
— The Ben Law Firm (@FLInjuryAtty) December 16, 2016
Norristown truck driver sentenced for fatal crash
A 57-year-old Montgomery County truck driver was sentenced to Lebanon County prison Wednesday for a traffic accident that killed a 68-year-old North Londonderry Township man nearly two years ago.
Judge Samuel A. Kline sentenced Igor Salitra, …
NSW – HORSLEY PARK Westlink M7 approaching Chandos Rd
Started today 10:15am, last checked today… https://t.co/mLxQIYp698
— TAccidentReport (@TAccidentReport) November 30, 2016
Fire truck, ambulance mishap at Northern Parkway crash scene
A one-car crash on the Northern State Parkway just west of the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, spawned a minor mishap between a fire truck and ambulance that were sent to assist. (Credit: Jim Staubitser).
The driver of a car …
Saw some crazy road rage today with a truck trying to hit another car and swerving into their lane. There was no accident but it was scary.
— christiefaith (@christiefaith) November 30, 2016
One dead in North Portland crash between car, semi truck
It took hours for crews to photograph and map out a violent and deadly collision on North Basin Avenue early Wednesday morning.
The crash held up drivers …
— Top Crash Videos (@topcrashvideos) November 30, 2016
Howard Avenue reopens following crash between dump truck and minivan
Howard Avenue in Amherstburg was closed for several hours Wednesday following a crash between a dump truck and a minivan.
Amherstburg fire said the two-vehicle crash happened in the 7900 block of Howard, just south of North Townline Road. Howard …
Middlesex Township crash sends tractor-trailer down hillside, leaving 1 dead, 2 injured
One person died and two others were injured Wednesday in a multi-vehicle crash that involved a tractor-trailer on Route 8 in Middlesex Township, Butler County. …
The driver was taken to the hospital, along with the driver of a pickup truck, police …
One in custody after fire truck involved accident
One in custody after fire truck involved accident. A fire truck was involved in a crash with a motor vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Jason Lee email@example.com.
A fire truck was involved in a crash with a motor vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Jason Lee …
1 Killed in Crash Involving Semi Truck That Shut Down US-1 in Southwest Miami-Dade
A fatal accident involving a semi-truck and a car had a section of US-1 shut down in both directions in Southwest Miami-Dade Tuesday.
Chopper 6 was over the scene shortly before 5 a.m. near Southwest 146th Street in Palmetto Bay, where a Publix truck …
BUREAU COUNTY, Illinois — — The driver of a pickup died after being associated with a crash with a semi on Illinois Highway 40. The crash took place around 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, 2016 near 1800 North Avenue, according to a declaration from the Bureau County Constable’s Workplace. Authorities did not right away share information of the crash. The pickup chauffeur, a 29-year-old male from Wyanet was pronounced dead by Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, according to the statement. The semi drive …Get the full story here