Posts belonging to Category Tractor trailer accident
Tractor-trailer driver rams a car containing two adults and two children
Posted by Jason Cox on August 21, 2009
State troopers say a man driving a tractor-trailer hauling a load of kerosene rammed a car that wouldn’t move out of his way Thursday afternoon eastbound on the Thruway near Utica.
After the car pulled off the road, the truck driver pulled over as well. Police say the truck driver walked up to the car and started choking and [...]
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Posted by Jason Cox on August 18, 2009
A Virginia man died Monday in a crash along the Ohio Turnpike in Williams County, and a Minnesota man faces a vehicular homicide charge.
The crash was reported just after midnight Monday near Montpelier. A Ford Focus driven by Ryan Heyscue,ಒ, of Richmond, Va., was heading east when it was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer rig, troopers said.
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Tanker explodes in Detroit,MI closes I-75; overpass collapses
Posted by Jason Cox on July 15, 2009
I-75 was expected to be shut down indefinitely after a gasoline tanker exploded Wednesday night near 9 Mile, causing the collapse of the overpass on the northbound side.
As thick black smoke billowed from the scene and flames shot up 150 to緈 feet, traffic snarled on both sides. Authorities advised drivers to look for alternative routes this morning.
The shutdown is [...]
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Turkey Causes Tractor Trailer Accident
Posted by Jason Cox on June 24, 2009
OGDENSBURG, NY – State Police say that a turkey caused a tractor-trailer accident on Pinkerton Road in Oswegatchie yesterday afternoon.
According to reports, Scott M. Fisher, 38, of Lisbon was traveling west on Pinkerton Road when a turkey flew into the cab of his tractor-trailer through an open window. Fisher became distracted by the bird and was attempting to [...]
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I-84 reopened after acid spill
Posted by Jason Cox on June 23, 2009
BAKER CITY – Both lanes of I-84 are back open in eastern Oregon.
Oregon State Police say the interstate was shut down for several hours Monday evening, after a semi rollover spilled acid onto I-84 eastbound, west of Baker City. The incident occurred around 5 p.m.
Officials say a Washington truck driver was seriously injured in the crash. He was [...]
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State Patrol still looking for driver in fatal hit-and-run
Posted by Jason Cox on June 22, 2009
Washington State Patrol troopers are still looking for the semi-truck driver believed to be involved in a fatal hit-and-run early Saturday morning, June 20, in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of the Iowa Street exit.
Michael S. Whitworth, 22, of Dillon, Mont., was struck and killed about 4:45 a.m. The truck that hit him left the [...]
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Fiery tanker crash closes I-95 northbound in West Palm Beach
Posted by Jason Cox on June 22, 2009
WEST PALM BEACH — A fuel tanker truck exploded into flames in the northbound lanes of I-95, not far from Palm Beach International Airport, between the Southern Boulevard and Forest Hill Boulevard interchanges in the wee hours of Monday.
As a result, the northbound lanes of the freeway have been closed at Forest Hill Boulevard until further notice.
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Truck Driver sentenced in fatal crash
Posted by Jason Cox on June 20, 2009
Vermont truck driver Peter Carrara wasn’t supposed to make a second trip to Pennsylvania, hauling in tombstones for Memorial Day, the week in May 2007 that his rig slammed into and killed a Hollidaysburg woman, his attorney said Friday.
He was tired; he wanted to get it done. And when he stopped at a truck stop and someone [...]
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