Articles Posted in Fatal Truck Accident

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A tanker truck which crashed into a bridge burst into flames and killed one person, explains a witness. The accident forced the authorities to close down Interstate 485 early in Wednesday morning.

The truck struck a bridge support which weakened and damaged the bridge. This gave the police enough concern to close down the road until it could be checked by a structural engineer. This was done to protect the safety of drivers who were using the road.

The police accident report has been obtained by the Lawyer. This report says that one person has been killed in the truck accident. However, the police have not yet released the name of the victim or the case of his death. It has been said that the person had already died before the time the emergency services could respond to save the victim.

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The family and friends of a young victim who lost his life on Interstate 287 were grieving his loss. The 28 year old man from Port Chester was killed on the Interstate. His family and friends said that he was a much loved character and a very talented trumpet player.

The older brother of the victim said that he had a lot to offer the world. He was young and had his life ahead of him. He was very popular and had loads of friends. The brother is currently planning to travel to New York City so that he can be with his family at this upsetting time.

The police mentioned that the young man that died was very popular. He had a good personality and a great sense of humor. The friends of the victim were looking forward to the summer when they were planning to do parades.

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An accident which occurred on Interstate 5 resulted in the death of a 75 year old woman. An 87 year old Queens man was also involved in the accident and sustained serious injuries which required medical treatment. The man was airlifted to hospital for emergency treatment.

The couple was driving their car when it was rear-ended by a semi-truck during early Tuesday morning. This crash closed all of the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 which resulted in serious delays for travelers, explains the witness.

The woman was the passenger in their Honda car, and the state patrol managed to correctly identify her. The 87 year old man was driving the truck.

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A bicyclist was involved in a serious traffic accident along County Route 214. The county sheriff’s office closed the road to investigate the cause of the accident.

A report obtained by the press has found that the bicyclist was an 18 year old male. He was traveling along Ryan Road at about 2:30 PM. When he reached the intersection with CR 214 he was hit by the oil truck. It’s not clear whether or not the accident was caused by the bike rider, or tank driver.

The investigation is currently ongoing. However, it’s not thought that the truck driver will receive any charges. It’s likely that the accident was caused because the bicyclist did not slow down and look at the intersection before crossing.

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A 16-year old youth died as a result of injuries sustained in a truck accident. The accident occurred March 28 at about 8:30 p.m. As the young man was crossing the street, a recycling truck was making a turn and then struck the youth within moments afterwards. The 54-year old truck driver immediately stopped and dialed 911. When the first responders arrived, they stabilized the youth and then transported him to Newark Wayne Community Hospital. The hospital staff did all that they could to treat the injured teens severe head wounds, but those injuries were too severe. The 16-year old, high school sophomore later died. Accidents like this are rare in The Bronx and Brooklyn.

A police spokesman indicated to a reporter that while their investigation is ongoing, as a result of their investigative efforts thus far they have determined that neither drugs nor alcohol appear to have been a factor. They have also investigated the truck for any indications of mechanical failure, and have found nothing wrong with the truck. The fact that it was dark and the youth was crossing the street outside of a designated crosswalk continues to be looked at. By all indications thus far into the investigation, this appears to have been a tragic accident.

As part of our investigative coverage, a source also learned from the local high school principal, that the entire school in this small community was in a state of shock. As a credit to the local school system, when administrators first learned of the tragedy, they collaborated both internally, and with counselors so they could be prepared to provide assistance to those students who would have questions about the incident. Fortunately, they were prepared and had a staff of counselors available when students returned to class. The principal went on to add that, “He was a student who had a great sense of humor, had a lot of energy and had a lot of friends as a result. We’re all going to miss him very much.”

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A head-on collision on the Pacific Highway in New South Wales (NSW) has left one man dead and a section of the highway in a charred mess. The April 5 accident occurred at about 4 a.m. when the driver of a car chose to pass a tractor-trailer in a no-passing zone. Once the driver had entered the opposite lane on the two-lane highway, he collided head-on with another tractor-trailer that was carrying chemicals.

As a direct result of the head-on collision, the car went beneath the truck and burst into flames. The ensuing fireball almost immediately incinerated both vehicles. At some point during the collision, the driver of the car was thrown from his vehicle. It is believed that the 29-year old died almost immediately, sources explained. The 52-year old truck driver barely escaped with his life, as he was able to escape the burning vehicles just before the tangled mess of metal was consumed by fire. The truck driver was taken to Macksville Hospital where he was treated and was released a short time later.

When first responders arrived at the scene, they were greeted with a situation that no one wants to encounter. Due to the chemicals that the one truck was hauling, firefighters were unable to enter the scene until they were able to determine what chemicals were involved. It is indeed difficult to be forced to stand by and watch a fire burn when you have the tools to extinguish it, but the safety of everyone involved is paramount in any given situation. Once water was made available to the firefighters at the remote location, and they were able to determine how to deal with the chemicals, it still took firefighters at least two hours to extinguish the flames, a fire dept. spokesman told a reporter. Staten island and Westchester have experienced similar kinds of truck accidents and truck crashes.

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Two 18-year old, Wellington, FL, girls were killed and an 18-year old male was injured, March 30 as their vehicle crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer, sources told a rep. The truck accidentoccurred at approximately 9:40 p.m.in Glades, FL, as the teens approached the intersection of County Road 880 from eastbound Southern Boulevard. It was at this precise moment that a tractor-trailer hauling lettuce was crossing that intersection. The teens drove into the rear corner of the semi-trailer, and the Toyota Camry rolled over and the front passenger section of the vehicle where the two teens were riding was severely damaged.

A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) spokesman revealed to a reporter that although the investigation into the crash is continuing, they have discerned some facts in the case. The teens were miles away from where their parents thought they were. The truck driver from Long Island did not stop at the accident scene. The 72-year old truck driver was stopped at about 10:30 p.m. in Marion County and stated that he was unaware of the accident. The FHP troopers who inspected the semi-trailer stated that marks on the trailer were consistent with damage from the crash. Troopers did state that it is possible that the truck driver did not know of the crash.

The surviving teen from Brooklyn was airlifted from the crash site to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he was being treated for non-life threatening injuries, sources explained to a doctor. His injuries were not as severe as was originally thought.

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A late morning truck accident was still being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a source learned. The March 30, accident involved a single vehicle which overturned and resulted in one fatality.

When first responders arrived on the scene they were greeted by an overturned dump truck, dirt and other debris scattered across the road, a severed fire hydrant that was spraying water straight up into the air and power lines across the accident scene. As has been the experience of a policeman, this is not a pleasant situation to be drawn into.

While the cause of the investigation is still ongoing, a L.A. County Sheriff’s department told a Lawyer that the truck driver, for as yet unknown reasons, lost control of his truck, collided with two parked vehicles, struck a power pole and a fire hydrant. It is currently unknown at exactly what point the truck overturned.

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The truck driver facing murder charges for the April 2009 runaway truck crash that killed two people in La Cañada Flintridge has filed a civil lawsuit against city, reports a Law Firm.

In the case filed on March 17 in Los Angeles County Superior Court the driver is seeking $500,000 for property damage, loss of liberty due to criminal proceedings and “oppression, mental duress, stress” says the source.

Although La Cañada is included as a focal point of the lawsuit, claims of government negligence in creating unsafe street conditions are directed at the state, Los Angeles County and the California Department of Transportation, says reports from the Firm.

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A reporter has learned that a tractor-trailer and a tour bus have collided Saturday. The result of which has left a 75-year old woman dead due to the extent of her injuries. The senior was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tour bus was traveling east on state Highway 33 at approximately 7p.m. Saturday evening, the man reported. The tractor-trailer was traveling north on County Highway P, when the two vehicles collided at the intersection of the two connecting highways. The bus then reportedly flipped twice before sliding into a ditch.

The 52-year old bus driver was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital, while the surviving passenger, also 75-years of age, was transported to Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, due to their injuries. The 30-year old truck driver and his 30-year old passenger were also transported to Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital.

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