Flipped semi-truck dumps 26,000 lbs ham on Highway 34
May 31, 2007 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment
The westbound lanes of U.S. 34 by New London were closed to traffic early this morning.As people started their morning commutes they were detoured through New London after the trailer of a flipped semi-truck broke open and covered the roadway and median with 26,000 pounds of uncured ham.The accident occurred, said a Henry County Sheriff’s [...]
Truckin’ Bozo moderator Barb Wyatt, friend to truckers dies
Barb Wyatt, long-time moderator of the Truckin’ Bozo Interactive Forum, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007. She was 70.
“Barb was a first-class lady. Devoted to truckers and others who needed help on the chat room or Interactive and she spent many hours helping her fellow man/woman,” the Truckin’ Bozo, Dale Sommers, wrote on his forum [...]
Truck Trailer Dumps Grain On Highway 20
A semi-trailer full of grain came loose and crashed on US Highway 20 near Rigby on Wednesday.
The semi was pulling two trailers, when all of a sudden the second trailer unhitched and plowed into the side of the road.
Some 20 to 30,000 pounds of wheat was dumped on the side of the highway, [...]
Fatal Construction Accident
LANSING TOWNSHIP – A construction worker is dead and another beign treated at the hospital after a semi-truck tips over at the Eastwood Towne Center.
The cause of the accident is under investigation, but preliminary reports point to mechanical failure on a dump truck next to the semi.
It’s believed the hydraulics system failed causing the frame [...]
Woman injured when car, semi-truck crash in Plymouth area
PLYMOUTH — A woman received minor injuries Tuesday when the car in which she was riding was struck by a semi-truck at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Queen Road.
According to a report from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred at 9:40 a.m. when a semi-truck driven by 49-year-old George Newman, of Wisconsin [...]
Truckers injured in collision
Two truckers narrowly escaped what could have been a fatal collision Tuesday morning in Royalton.
Just after 8 a.m., two semis collided almost head-on at Gasport and Chestnut Ridge roads, leaving one truck twisted and mangled, on its side in the front yard of a home.
“This is something we don’t see very often,” said Terry’s Corners [...]
WOODHAVEN — A 76-year-old Brownstown man suffering from dementia died Monday evening after being struck by a semi truck while attempting to cross Interstate 75 on foot.
Roy Pegouske was transported by ambulance to Oakwood Southshore Medical Center around 5 p.m., where he was pronounced dead, officials said.
The accident closed traffic on north and southbound I-75 [...]
A 49-year-old man died after his car blew a tire on a freeway, veered into the path of a big rig and got wedged underneath, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The crash occurred on the westbound Pomona (60) Freeway just east of Fairway Drive around noon Monday, said CHP Officer Patrick Kimball.
James Ong, of Moreno [...]
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