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This News Blog Provides Recent Truck Accident News Reports Worldwide. Updated frequently to bring you the latest news from local sources.

Here are some of the leading causes of accidents:

Distracted Drivers, Rear End Truck Collisions, Left Turn Violations, Running Red Lights and Stop Signs, Drunk Drivers, Big Truck Roll-Overs and Unsafe Lane Changes.

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One or more drivers violated One Safe Driving Rule; "Failure to Look Ahead as Far as You Can See When Driving" or "failure to pay attention to the road". Don't become a statistic by following their example. Use this simple safe driving tip that professional drivers know and trust. This is THE NUMBER ONE SAFE DRIVING RULE FOR TRUCKERS. When this rule is violated, disastorous consequences may result. You'll see many of these unfortunate drivers as you look through the Crash Reports. This truck accident news blog is part of the Truckers News Feed Published by FasterTruck.com

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[9/1/2014|20:51]. Man killed in crash involving 18-wheeler - WCTI12.com
[Monday] Man killed in crash involving 18-wheeler WCTI12.com The crash happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 118 and Rock Road near Grifton. According to a first responder on scene, an older man was killed; that man was driving a Chevy Aveo. The identity of that driver will not be ...

[9/1/2014|20:35]..Man killed in accident involving 18-wheeler in Pitt County
[Monday] A North Carolina man is dead after an accident involving a small car and an 18-wheeler.

[9/1/2014|20:15]. Driver of Fracking Truck Taken to Hospital Following Accident - The News Center
[Monday] Driver of Fracking Truck Taken to Hospital Following Accident The News Center Authorities say the driver of a fracking truck was taken to the hospital following an accident Monday morning. It happened at County Road 9 and Bear Run Road in Washington County. The truck ran off the road, went over a hillside and hit a house. There ...

[9/1/2014|18:32]..I-90/94 reopened after semi rollover leads to inbound closure
[Monday] All lanes of the inbound Kennedy Expressway were reopened this afternoon after a semi-truck rollover accident earlier in the day, Illinois State Police officials said.

[9/1/2014|18:2]. Semi rollover leads to inbound I-90/94 closure - Chicago Tribune
[Monday] Inbound Kennedy local lanes closed at Addison due to rollover accident WGN-TV

[9/1/2014|17:45]..LAWRENCE: Some tow truck businesses balk at regulations
[Monday] Responding to tow truck drivers’ concerns, Township Council tabled a proposed ordinance that provides for the licensing and regulations of tow truck companies operating in Lawrence Township at its meeting last week.

[9/1/2014|17:27]..Inbound Kennedy lanes reopen after rollover accident
[Monday] All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway have reopened following rollover accident involving a semi-truck. The accident occurred at 11:15 a.m. when the semi truck rolled over near Addison Street on the I-90/94 eastbound local lanes, state police said. The crash also involved at least one other smaller vehicle, officials said. One person was taken to […]

[9/1/2014|17:23]..Fiery Crash With 18-Wheeler Sends Motorcyclist To Local Hospital
[Monday] A fiery crash between a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler sent the motorcyclist to a local hospital Monday morning.

[9/1/2014|11:54]. Truck Accident Shuts Down Interstate 470 - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington ... - WOWK
[Monday] Truck Accident Shuts Down Interstate 470 - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington ... WOWK Around 8 a.m. Sunday morning, authorities started receiving calls that a semi had wrecked along I-470 in Ohio County and was leaking fuel. The driver was not injured but authorities had to shut down the interstate, filled with holiday travelers, in ...

[9/1/2014|8:47]. Recent Bath grad killed in truck accident - Steuben Courier
[Monday] Crash kills Bath teen; speeding a factor, police say Elmira Star-Gazette

[9/1/2014|3:42]. A man was killed in a motorcycle accident with a truck in The Oaks this morning - The Daily Telegraph
[Monday] A man was killed in a motorcycle accident with a truck in The Oaks this morning The Daily Telegraph Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a motorcycle crash in The Oaks this morning. About 9.30am, emergency services were called to Montpelier Drive, The Oaks, following reports of a crash between a truck and a motorcyclist. The man ...

[9/1/2014|0:50]. Money Spills on Highway in Armored Truck Accident - NECN
[Monday] Gawker

[8/31/2014|21:46]..Bags of money spill out of truck after Rhode Island rollover wreck
[Sunday] Officials stated after the truck stopped, money stored in clear plastic bags and white canvas duffel bags flew out of the truck.

[8/31/2014|14:31]..St Helens man is victim in fatal bicycle/truck collision near Rainier
[Sunday] Oregon State Police identified the victim of a fatal bicycle/truck accident Saturday afternoon as Peter Michael Linden of St. Helens.

[8/31/2014|1:29]..Wreck bends utility pole in half; driver leaves scene
[Sunday] State troopers are investigating a car crash that bent a utility pole in half on Saturday afternoon.

[8/30/2014|22:13]. Two killed, six injured in semi-truck, van crash - First Coast News
[Saturday] 2 killed, 6 injured in I-95 crash near Ormond Daytona Beach News-Journal

[8/30/2014|21:44]..Wreck involving 18-wheeler sends 2 men to hospital
[Saturday] Friday night, around 9:20 p.m., Guntersville police responded to US 431 in Guntersville.Investigators say the 18-wheeler and a sedan collided near Wal-Mart.

[8/30/2014|16:34]. Fiery semi-truck crash closes WB I-670 past Broadway - KCTV Kansas City
[Saturday] Fire erupts under Bartle Hall following semi-truck crash fox4kc.com

[8/30/2014|15:59]..Antioch: Cement truck overturns on Highway 4, shuts down lanes
[Saturday] A cement truck overturned on westbound Highway 4 on Saturday morning, forcing all lanes to be closed and causing traffic to back up for miles, the California Highway Patrol said.

[8/30/2014|14:23]..Driver hospitalized after colliding with 18-wheeler
[Saturday] According to deputies, a man was driving a Lexus on Fry Road when he didn't see a slower moving 18-wheeler preparing to make a turn and slammed into the back end of the truck.

[8/30/2014|13:8]..Driver collides with 18-wheeler, is hospitalized
[Saturday] A driver is hospitalized after he collided with an 18-wheeler.

[8/30/2014|11:6]. Stop sign big in truck wreck - Pauls Valley Daily Democrat
[Saturday] Stop sign big in truck wreck Pauls Valley Daily Democrat An Oklahoma Highway Patrol report released early Friday shows the truck driven by Cowan failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the second pickup. In fact, troopers described the official cause of the accident as “failed to stop at stop sign.” At the ...

[8/30/2014|9:29]..Three vehicle accident involving truck, lawn mower and car sends at least one to hospital
[Saturday] UPDATE 8:15 pm 08-29-14: Eye witness reports indicate a fourth vehicle may have been involved. The truck may have struck another vehicle after crossing the median.

[8/30/2014|2:43]..I-75 shut down following fiery wreck
[Saturday] Interstate 75 was shut down in both directions Friday night after a fiery wreck involving a Federal Express tractor-trailer truck and a passenger vehicle.

[8/30/2014|1:49]..Driver escapes injury in Burnie truck rollover
[Saturday] Jan. 14, 2010, 11:37 a.m. A TRUCK driver was lucky to escape unharmed yesterday after his truck ended up on its side near Burnie. The accident happened about 4.30pm, on Massey Greene Drive, the truck-only road at Havenview.

[8/29/2014|23:33]. Cyclist hit, killed by truck on street where a protected cycle track is about ... - Q13 FOX
[Friday] Memorial grows for cyclist killed in Seattle accident KING5.com

[8/29/2014|20:51]. Livonia man identified from deadly I-275 car, semi truck crash - MyFox Detroit
[Friday] WSBT-TV

[8/29/2014|17:23]. Woman dies in downtown Seattle bike-truck accident - seattlepi.com
[Friday] Woman dies in downtown Seattle bike-truck accident seattlepi.com SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Police say a woman on a bicycle died Friday morning after being hit by a large truck in downtown Seattle. Police say the truck was headed south on Second Avenue and turned left onto University Street, where it hit and fatally ...

[8/29/2014|12:16]. Semitruck crash shuts down US 290 lanes - KXAN.com
[Friday] Semitruck crash shuts down US 290 lanes KXAN.com AUSTIN (KXAN) — A crash involving a big rig and a pickup truck has shut down the eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 290 in Manor early Friday morning. Crews are warning drivers to expect heavy backups in the area as they investigate the crash. Emergency ...

[8/29/2014|11:53]..Traffic Alert: Fuel spill on service road of North Freeway at Hardy Toll Road
[Friday] The service road of the North Freeway inbound at Hardy Toll Road is expected to be closed for at least five hours due to an 18-wheeler accident, according to TxDot.

[8/29/2014|9:39]..Three teens among four killed in northwest Georgia wreck
[Friday] Three teenagers were among four people killed Thursday afternoon in a northwest Georgia wreck involving a pickup truck and a riding lawnmower.

[8/29/2014|6:10]. 4 dead in Murray Co. wreck - WXIA-TV
[Friday] 4 dead in Murray Co. wreck WXIA-TV Four people, including three teenagers, were reported dead in an accident involving a truck and a lawn mower Thursday evening, police said. According to 11Alive's Chattanooga sister station WRCB, the wreck happened near the intersection of Highway 411 ...

[8/29/2014|1:29]. Pickup truck wreck in Breathitt County kills 3; driver is charged with murder - Lexington Herald Leader
[Friday] Pickup truck wreck in Breathitt County kills 3; driver is charged with murder Lexington Herald Leader Three men who were riding in the bed of a pickup truck in Breathitt County were killed in a wreck Wednesday night, and the driver has been charged with murder. Two other men were injured in the crash, state police said. State police said the driver ...

[8/29/2014|1:16]..Pickup truck wreck in Breathitt County kills 3; driver is charged with murder
[Friday] Three men who were riding in the bed of a pickup truck in Breathitt County were killed in a wreck Wednesday night, and the driver has been charged with murder.

[8/29/2014|0:13]. Cement truck crash shuts down Meridian Street for 5 hours - Bellingham Herald
[Friday] Cement truck crash shuts down Meridian Street for 5 hours Bellingham Herald An Interstate 5 support pillar struck by a cement truck Thursday, Aug. 28, has been determined to be sound, clearing the way to reopen a section of Meridian Street that has been closed for hours. The Bellingham Fire Department ordered Meridian closed ...

[8/28/2014|23:22]..Mt. Lebanon tanker-truck crash snarls traffic
[Thursday] A tanker-truck accident caused traffic gridlock late this afternoon in Mt. Lebanon and Dormont.

[8/28/2014|22:8]. Toxicology report released in I-440 accident from March - THV 11
[Thursday] Toxicology report released in I-440 accident from March THV 11 LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV)- An update became available on Thursday about a deadly 18-wheeler accident that happened on I-440 in March. Police say the accident was caused by the driver of a Chevy Impala who reversed down the interstate. At the request ...

[8/28/2014|18:14]..Worker hit and killed by SF city truck in the Bayview
[Thursday] A San Francisco Department of Public Works garbage truck struck and killed a crew member Thursday morning, city officials said. The accident was reported just after 9 a.m., while the crew was cleaning up trash dumped illegally on streets in the Bayview area. A few crew members were near a garbage truck when the vehicle hit and killed one of the workers on Quint Street between Newcomb and Jerrold ...

[8/28/2014|17:22]..18-wheeler accident leaves woman in the hospital
[Thursday] One person was rushed to a local hospital after their vehicle was involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler.

[8/28/2014|16:49]. 18-wheeler accident leaves woman in the hospital - KGBT-TV
[Thursday] 18-wheeler accident leaves woman in the hospital KGBT-TV A woman was rushed to a local hospital after their vehicle was involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler. The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. on the Expressway 83 overpass near Cage Boulevard in Pharr. Police say an 18-wheeler and vehicle crashed ...

[8/28/2014|15:48]. Fiery head-on semi crash kills Ky truck driver, injures 3 - WBIR-TV
[Thursday] First responders talk about I-75 wreck scene in Campbell County Local 8 Now

[8/28/2014|14:20]. Man killed in cement pump truck accident identified - KSL.com
[Thursday] Salt Lake Tribune

[8/28/2014|12:49]. 3 people killed in truck accident on Route 280 in East Orange, New Jersey - WABC-TV
[Thursday] 3 people killed in truck accident on Route 280 in East Orange, New Jersey WABC-TV According to police, Alex Bloom, 21, Andover, N.J., was driving a 1999 Black Suzuki motorcycle eastbound when he struck a 2006 White International Box Truck from behind in traffic. Bloom was ejected from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

[8/28/2014|12:42]..18-wheeler hauling wine burns in Fort Worth
[Thursday] An 18-wheeler that was fully loaded with wine caught fire on Interstate 35W in Fort Worth Thursday morning.

[8/28/2014|1:14]. Semi truck rollover crash snarls I-5 traffic, injures 4 - KOMO News
[Thursday] MyNorthwest.com

[8/27/2014|23:24]. School bus driver charged in accident with log truck - WCTI12.com
[Wednesday] School Bus Driver Charged After Wednesday Morning Accident WITN

[8/27/2014|23:8]. Crash between semi-truck and moped on Wealthy Street SW - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
[Wednesday] Crash between semi-truck and moped on Wealthy Street SW The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com Crash between semi-truck and moped on Wealthy Street SW. Newton Cradle. Police and EMS investigate an accident involving a Coca-Cola truck and a moped near the intersection of Wealthy St.and Indiana Ave., Grand Rapids, Mich., August 27, 2014.

[8/27/2014|11:12]..Katy man dies in 18-wheeler rollover crash on FM 149
[Wednesday] A 42-year-old Katy man died after an 18-wheeler rollover crash on FM 149, just three and a half miles south of Montgomery.

[8/27/2014|9:30]. Western NC truck driver killed in Durham wreck - WRAL.com
[Wednesday] Western NC truck driver killed in Durham wreck WRAL.com Speed and alcohol were not factors in the wreck, police said. The truck, owned by B&A Hyder, a trucking company in Hendersonville, was a total loss, police said. Tomatoes inside the trailer were scattered across the northbound and southbound lanes of I-85.

[8/26/2014|23:47]. I-45 Back Open in Wilmer After Fiery 18-Wheeler Crash - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
[Tuesday] I-45 Back Open in Wilmer After Fiery 18-Wheeler Crash NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth The northbound lanes of Interstate 45 in Wilmer are back open after a fiery crash shut it down for hours Tuesday afternoon. Officials told NBC 5 hazardous materials crews had to clean the roadway after an 18-wheeler caught fire at I-45 and Pleasant Run ...

[8/26/2014|21:45]. Semi-truck crash blocks North Bend bridge traffic - Coos Bay World
[Tuesday] Semi-truck crash blocks North Bend bridge traffic Coos Bay World NORTH BEND — A semi-truck crash on McCullough Bridge has backed up traffic on U.S. Highway 101. At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, law enforcement responded to a crash between mileposts 233.5 and 234 on the McCullough Bridge. The crash blocked both the ...

[8/26/2014|18:47]..Victims in Triple Fatal Newton Accident Identified
[Tuesday] Mississippi Highway Patrol releases names of victims in triple fatal crash in Newton.

[8/26/2014|18:26]. Truck driver cited in school bus wreck - West Virginia MetroNews
[Tuesday] Truck driver cited in school bus wreck West Virginia MetroNews POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. – Mason County sheriff's deputies have cited a Missouri truck driver for causing the accident involving a school bus Tuesday morning on U.S. Route 35 that sent nine children to the hospital. Deputies ticketed Benjamin Marshal, 28, ...

[8/26/2014|1:1]. Driver of car buried in Baseline semi-truck crash: 'It felt like he was flying ... - Boulder Daily Camera
[Tuesday] Driver of car buried in Baseline semi-truck crash: 'It felt like he was flying ... Boulder Daily Camera Brace for impact — that's all one of three people injured when a semi-truck carrying sand flipped over on Baseline Road Friday evening said she had time to tell herself in the second before the crash. "It was really a split second, but it was an 'Oh ...

[8/26/2014|0:12]. 18-wheeler crash closes Miss. 43 - WAPT Jackson
[Tuesday] 18-wheeler crash closes Miss. 43 WAPT Jackson FLIPPED OVER ACROSS THE ROAD... THE TRACTOR TRAILER WAS TRANSPORTING PARTS TO THE NISSAN PLANT. M-H-P TELLS US THE DRIVER LOST CONTROL OF THE RIG, AND HIT A GUARDRAIL. IT IS GOING TO BE A VERY LENGTHY ...

[8/25/2014|21:2]..Crash on Hall Gap hill closes southbound lanes of U.S 27
[Monday] HALLS GAP — For the second time in as many weeks, a wreck on the steep Halls Gap hill along U.S 27 in central Lincoln County has caused traffic problems.

[8/25/2014|19:2]..18-wheeler Overturns on MS 43 in Madison County
[Monday] MADISON COUNTY, Miss. - An 18-wheeler has overturned on MS 43 one mile south of the Natchez Trace.Butch Hammack with the Madison County Emergency Management says the roadway between that area of the Trace and Highway 471 has been shutdown.

[8/25/2014|16:13]. Wreck Shuts Down Westbound I-20 in Mesquite - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
[Monday] Wreck Shuts Down Westbound I-20 in Mesquite NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth Westbound Interstate 20 is shut down near Lumley Road in Mesquite until noon after an 18-wheeler crash. Mesquite Fire Department official Kelly Turner said an 18-wheeler transporting water blew a tire and crashed into the guardrail. The vehicle caught ...

[8/25/2014|13:20]. 18-Wheeler Crash Shuts Down I-35 In Corinth Overnight - CBS Local
[Monday] 18-Wheeler Crash Shuts Down I-35 In Corinth Overnight CBS Local CORINTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Interstate-35 in Corinth opened up Monday morning after an 18-wheeler crash left the highway closed for almost 10 hours. According to police, the driver of an 18-wheeler lost control after suffering a blown tire in the northbound ...

[8/25/2014|11:34]. 18-wheeler crash spurs westbound lane closures on I-20 in Mesquite - WFAA
[Monday] Big Rig Crash Closes Highway In Mesquite CBS Local

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