Category Archives: Truck Accidents

Flagger hit and killed by dump truck having mechanical issues

Deputies: Flagger hit, killed by dump truck having mechanical issues

https://www.kgw.com/news/local/construction-worker-hit-by-vehicle-killed-in-clackamas/451708489HAPPY 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 …

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OPD makes arrest in connection with fiery fatal crash

https://www.oaoa.com/news/crime_justice/law_enforcement/article_b51aec70-5837-11e7-90ae-1bbb16839c24.htmlAn 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 …

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Victim’s brother in ice cream truck deadly accident: ‘He didn’t deserve this’

https://www.newswest9.com/story/35739810/victims-brother-in-ice-cream-truck-fatal-accident-he-didnt-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 …

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US 50: Water truck accident blocks travel

https://www.theet.com/news/free/u-s-water-truck-accident-blocks-travel/article_6ea08c46-dbaf-5efe-aa97-d725ac9d641a.htmlAccording 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.

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State police ID deceased driver in Rt. 55 `wrong way’ accident

http://www.thedailyjournal.com/story/news/2017/06/23/state-police-id-deceased-driver-rt-55-wrong-way-accident/423907001/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 …

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Driver dies in semi-truck crash along I-70 in Maryland

https://wjla.com/news/local/driver-dies-in-semi-truck-crash-along-i-70-in-marylandA 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 …

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Road-Rage Crash Injures Innocent Motorist In Pickup

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2017/06/22/motorcycle-kick-road-rage/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 …

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Apparent road-rage accident flips truck; survivor speaks out

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/road-rage-accident-caught-on-video-california-freeway/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.

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Deadly dump truck accident closes Route 55 northbound

https://www.fox29.com/news/263100650-storyRoute 55 northbound is closed after a deadly overnight crash involving a dump truck.

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What to do if you are involved in a commercial truck accident

https://www.fox10tv.com/story/35708430/what-to-do-if-you-are-involved-in-a-commercial-truck-accident-with-greene-phillipsOne 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 …

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Truck accidents are taking their toll

City of Jackson truck crashes into Gateway Rescue Mission

https://wjtv.com/2017/05/09/fatal-crash-near-gallatin-pascagoula-streets-in-jackson/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.

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A family torn apart in horror crash

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/dubbo-fatal-crash-a-family-torn-apart-in-smash-their-took-two-of-three-sons/news-story/c46ed84872c5e992a02cf95b9cb9fa3aSources 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 …

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One person dead in fatal motorcycle vs. truck accident

http://www.newscenter1.tv/story/35361741/one-person-dead-in-fatal-motorcycle-vs-truck-accidentSouth 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 …

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Texting, drugs eyed as factors for fatal church bus crash in Texas

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-church-bus-crash-ntsb-texting-drugs-factors-jack-dillon-young/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.

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Was fatal Highway 168 crash that killed two Clovis men intentional?

https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article148748524.htmlKilled 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 …

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Names released in fatal truck-train crash on Rio Grande Road

https://www.tribstar.com/news/names-released-in-fatal-truck-train-crash-on-rio-grande/article_a8a59b3c-30e3-11e7-87c1-57f213d8901b.htmlPolice 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 …

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Men killed in truck crash on 168 in foothills identified

https://www.fresnobee.com/latest-news/article148359994.htmlThe 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 …

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County Attorney: Open Alcohol Containers Found in Chris Soules’ Truck After Fatal Crash

http://whotv.com/2017/05/02/county-attorney-chris-soules-purchased-alcoholic-beverages-before-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.

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Driver of stolen truck faces charges in fatal crash on Kauai

https://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/04/28/breaking-news/driver-of-stolen-truck-faces-charges-in-fatal-crash/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 …

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Police Search for Driver of Truck Who Picked Up Bachelor Star

https://people.com/tv/chris-soules-fatal-crash-police-searching-for-driver-who-picked-bachelor-star-up-red-truck/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 …

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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 …

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Crazy Truck Accidents Around The Country

No people or cows hurt in truck and cattle trailer crash on I-77 in Marietta

http://www.thenewscenter.tv/content/news/No-people-or-cows-hurt-in-truck-and-cattle-trailer-crash-on-I-77-in-Marietta.htmlMARIETTA, Ohio
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 …

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Police: Driver hurt in crash with mail truck in Lindenhurst

https://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/police-driver-hurt-in-crash-with-mail-truck-in-lindenhurst-1.13327625The 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 …

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Utah woman loses her foot, other family injured after being hit by truck in Florida

https://kutv.com/news/local/utah-woman-loses-her-foot-other-family-injured-after-being-hit-by-truck-in-floridaThat’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 …

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Truck driver faces DWI charge after fatal GWB accident

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/crime/2017/03/28/truck-driver-dwi-charge-fatal-gwb-accident/99719706/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 …

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Police: Truck Driver Was Drunk In Deadly Cross Bronx Expressway

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/03/27/cross-bronx-expressway-crash-3/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.

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Car and truck collide in North Canterbury

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/03/car-and-truck-collide-in-north-canterbury.htmlRescue 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 …

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Comcast Truck Causes Multiple Accidents On Icy Road

Parked Comcast Repair Truck Causes Multiple Accidents On Icy Road

https://www.carscoops.com/2016/12/parked-comcast-repair-truck-causes.htmlPoor 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 …

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3 hurt in trash truck collision with school bus

https://www.dailylocal.com/general-news/20161215/3-hurt-in-trash-truck-collision-with-school-busA 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.

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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.

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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 …

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Head On Collisions Cause Fatalities: Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyer Rand Spear

PHILADELPHIA, PA
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 …

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Tractor trailer/plow truck crash closes part of Northway for more than 4 hours

https://poststar.com/news/local/tractor-trailer-plow-truck-crash-closes-part-of-northway-for/article_02caad35-0d35-51e3-95d3-9291cb5d9c32.htmlThis 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 …

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One dead after truck crash on Hwy 54 and Auxvasse Creek

https://www.abc17news.com/news/possible-fatality-after-truck-crash-on-hwy-54-and-auxvasse-creek/214925395CALLAWAY 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 …

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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 …

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City worker dies from injuries suffered in morning accident

https://journaltimes.com/news/local/update-city-worker-dies-from-injuries-suffered-in-morning-accident/article_3496d11f-a571-5030-8b73-2dfb9728f502.htmlRACINE
A city employee died Wednesday after being pinned between a car and a city recycling truck on Wednesday morning, city officials confirmed.

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Two men die in Montgomery truck crash

http://www.recordonline.com/news/20161214/two-men-die-in-montgomery-truck-crashMONTGOMERY
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 …

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Riverside Avenue In Greenwich Closed By Truck Accident – Norwalk Daily Voice

https://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/riverside-avenue-in-greenwich-closed-by-truck-accident/693031/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.

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Deadly Truck Accidents In The News

Norristown truck driver sentenced for fatal crash

https://www.ldnews.com/story/news/crime/court/2016/11/30/norristown-truck-driver-sentenced-fatal-crash/94628704/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, …

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Fire truck, ambulance mishap at Northern Parkway crash scene

https://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/fire-truck-ambulance-mishap-at-northern-parkway-crash-scene-1.12691012A 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 …

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One dead in North Portland crash between car, semi truck

https://katu.com/news/local/one-dead-in-north-portland-crash-between-car-semi-truckIt 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 …

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Howard Avenue reopens following crash between dump truck and minivan

https://windsorstar.com/storyline/dump-truck-collision-closes-howard-avenue-in-amherstburgHoward 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 …

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Middlesex Township crash sends tractor-trailer down hillside, leaving 1 dead, 2 injured

https://www.wtae.com/article/middlesex-township-crash-sends-tractor-trailer-down-hillside-leaving-1-dead-2-injured/8383563One 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 …

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One in custody after fire truck involved accident

https://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/news/local/article117743793.htmlOne in custody after fire truck involved accident. A fire truck was involved in a crash with a motor vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Jason Lee jlee@thesunnews.com.

A fire truck was involved in a crash with a motor vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Jason Lee …

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1 Killed in Crash Involving Semi Truck That Shut Down US-1 in Southwest Miami-Dade

https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Major-Crash-Involving-Semi-Truck-Shuts-Down-US-1-in-Southwest-Miami-Dade-403542706.htmlA 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 …

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Semi driver involved in fatal wreck charged with using electronic device

Semi motorist associated with deadly wreck charged with using electronic device
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

Cars, semi-trailers crash on I-69

Automobiles, semi-trailers crash on I-69
ANDERSON– Emergency situation teams are responding to the credit report of a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 69 west of the Scatterfield Road exit. A series of …

Off-duty Yonkers investigator killed in crash with fire truck
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP)– An off-duty Yonkers police investigator was eliminated when his SUV hit a fire truck. Authorities state 45-year-old Frank …
Off-duty Yonkers detective eliminated in crash with fire engine
YONKERS, N.Y. – (AP)– An off-duty Yonkers cops investigator was eliminated when his SUV hit a fire truck. Authorities say 45-year-old Frank …
Firetruck associated with 2 automobile accident, police say

As the truck took a trip through the intersection, a black Chevy Colbat traveling east on Boyd Opportunity did not see the truck and knocked into the side of …

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Investigator Killed When His SUV Crashes Into Yonkers Fire engineAn off-duty Yonkers cops detective was eliminated in an overnight crash in which his SUV hit a firetruck. Picture Credit: News 12 screen grab …

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Semi Hits Highway Vehicle In Madison County

Semi Hits Highway Vehicle In Madison County
According to the rescue team, it was an injury accident including a semi-truck and a state highway department automobile. Freight from the truck was …

Semitrailer flips over guardrail on I-95 in Melbourne
Florida Highway Patrol cannon fodders remain to examine the reason for an accident that sent a semi-tractor trailer over the guardrail on the interstate, …
Semi Accident Closes I-75 In Madison County
According to the rescue squad, it is an injury accident involving a semi-truck and another car. Cargo from the truck is spread throughout the interstate …
Joplin male killed in Seventh Street accident
An 88-year-old Joplin male was eliminated in a two-vehicle accident reported at … The motorist of the truck, who was not identified in an authorities report, was not …
Guy injured in bus crash: I stated ‘Shema Yisrael’ a lot
Yitzhak Ze’ev Even, who was lightly injured in Sunday’s fatal accident in between a bus and a truck on Highway 1, recalled the horrible minutes of the …

One dies in early-morning I-94 crash

One dies in early-morning I-94 crash
The pick-up was then struck by a westbound semi operated by Estes Express Lines from New Brighton, Minn. The semi and pickup truck came to rest in …

Emergency situation responder injured while on crash scene
An ambulance was dispatched and shown up on the scene of the accident to tend to small injuries. While parked on place of the crash, a 2nd semi …
Brandon male accuseded of DUI after trip home from casino ends with strange crash
Davis hit the left side of a Mack semi triggering his 199 Ford Contour to end up being lodged underneath the trailer that the semi was transporting. The accident …
TRAFFIC: All lanes of Interstate 70 open after several accidents
CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI)– All lanes are back open after Indiana State Authorities reacted to 3 semi accidents on Interstate 70 in Clay County.See all stories on

Woman Killed in Crash With Semi Driven By Inmate

Lady Killed in Crash With Semi Driven By Prisoner
FALLS COUNTY– A lady was eliminated in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer that was driven by a TDCJ inmate. The accident took place on Friday, …
Four Hospitalized in Morning Semi vs. Vehicle Crash
BLUE RIVER, Ore.– A semi truck versus car accident sent out four people to the medical facility early Monday early morning. Oregon State Cops says the …