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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.

Most all of these accidents have one thing in common,

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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[11/24/2014|21:59]..Sanford man arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash from 2013
[Monday] Police have arrested a Sanford man in connection with a deadly hit and run on the Florida Turnpike.

[11/24/2014|21:50]. Update: I-44 back open after semi-truck accident - kfor.com
[Monday] Update: I-44 back open after semi-truck accident kfor.com Around 12;30 p.m. on Monday, fire crews were called to an accident near I-44 and N.W. 10th St. When crews arrived, they discovered a semi-truck and an SUV had collided along the interstate. Amazingly, no serious injuries have been reported. However ...

[11/24/2014|21:20]. Truck crash causes lane closure on Va. Beach Boulevard - WAVY-TV
[Monday] Truck crash causes lane closure on Va. Beach Boulevard WAVY-TV VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Two northbound lanes of Virginia Beach Boulevard are closed Monday, after a pickup truck knocked down a power pole. Officer James Cason with the VBPD said the closure is in the 4100 block. He said it will probably be ...

[11/24/2014|20:49]. A man died after rolling over his truck in Dighton. - Turn to 10
[Monday] A man died after rolling over his truck in Dighton. Turn to 10 Police on Monday identified the 31-year-old Dighton man who was killed when his pickup truck rolled over. Jeffrey Benoit was killed Saturday night when his truck flipped near Horton and Smith streets. No other cars were involved. It took rescue and ...

[11/24/2014|20:39]. Cattle truck crashes near Butte, 6 cows killed - KULR-TV
[Monday] Cattle truck crashes near Butte, 6 cows killed KULR-TV BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A semi-truck hauling 86 head of cattle crashed on Interstate 15-90 between Butte and Rocker, scattering cattle and killing six cows. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Ruane said the driver was eastbound at about 4 p.m. Saturday ...

[11/24/2014|20:18]..Police search for truck that may have been hit
[Monday] A wreck near Pendleton may have included a gasoline tanker, and the driver may not have realized the truck was hit.

[11/24/2014|19:37]. SLIDESHOW: Semi-truck crash closes road in Winona - WXOW.com
[Monday] SLIDESHOW: Semi-truck crash closes road in Winona WXOW.com WINONA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Slippery conditions may have led to a crash Monday morning that closed a road in Winona. The crash involving a semi-truck happened about 10:30 a.m. on Riverview Drive. Viewer Hans Dammermann said the crash actually closed ...

[11/24/2014|19:35]..TRAFFIC ALERT: I-85 NB closed near MM 29 (between Tallassee and Tuskegee) due to overturned 18-wheeler
[Monday] Alabama State Troopers say the northbound lanes of Interstate 85 are closed at this hour near mile marker 29 while tow trucks work to remove an overturned 18-wheeler. That is between the Tallassee and Tuskegee exits. 

[11/24/2014|19:19]..Candlelight vigil planned for 3 Texarkana college students killed in wreck
[Monday] A candlelight vigil is planned for Monday night at Texas AM University-Texarkana for the students killed in a wreck over the weekend.

[11/24/2014|17:49]..Man driving truck that struck 2 SPD units charged with DWI
[Monday] The man driving the pickup truck that struck 2 Shreveport police units on Interstate 49 last week has been arrested and charged with DWI.

[11/24/2014|15:51]..Man dead in collision with truck in Vic
[Monday] A 57-year-old St Kilda man was taken to hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries following a car accident, but later died.

[11/24/2014|15:8]..Fatigue among truck drivers a growing threat on U.S. highways
[Monday] NEW YORK (PIX11) – The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles say that in 2013 alone, there were 94 fatalities as a result of tractor trailer crashes. Those numbers are no doubt shocking. However, when you expand to the entire nation, the number of fatal crashes rises to nearly 4,000. In the past three […]

[11/24/2014|14:38]..Montco woman struck, killed on I-95 in Chester
[Monday] She was struck and killed by a bread truck in I-95 in Chester early Monday, officials said.

[11/24/2014|12:1]..18 wheeler rolls over on Rt 309
[Monday] police. eve tannery: Also new this morning.. we have video just into the newsroom from the Route 309 accident Rick mentioned in traffic. It happened this morning near New Tripoli.. Route 309 is closed from Northwestern Lehigh High School up to Memorial Road. You can see here that a tractor trailer rolled over.. and dumped its load.. There's no word on just how long Route 309 will be closed.. but ...

[11/24/2014|9:0]. Truck, car wreck on I-80 - Standard Speaker
[Monday] Truck, car wreck on I-80 Standard Speaker Emergency responders were dispatched to Interstate 80 east in Foster Township Saturday night for a crash involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle. Fearnots Fire Co. of Foster Township Captain Paul Lesser said firefighters were dispatched ...

[11/24/2014|8:45]. Truck torn apart by 2 trains at rail crossing in Kazakhstan (VIDEO) - RT
[Monday] Truck torn apart by 2 trains at rail crossing in Kazakhstan (VIDEO) RT A truck driver has been killed in a horrific collision in Kazakhstan after his vehicle skid onto the rail track crossing right between the two oncoming trains. The crash in which both trains partially derailed was recorded by a CCTV cam. The tragedy ...

[11/24/2014|0:1]. Oregon State Police searching for semi-truck possibly involved in accident ... - OregonLive.com
[Monday] Portland Tribune

[11/23/2014|22:37]..Over 2000 Piglets Stranded In Car Wreck, Most Were Rescued
[Sunday] A semi truck carrying 2,054 small piglets overturned in Indianapolis. Locals called the Wayne Township Fire Department at about 6:30 p.m. to go out and rescue the baby pigs. Unfortunately for some 700 piglets, the call was too late — they were already killed. According to ABC7, many of them suffocated because they piglets were Over 2000 Piglets Stranded In Car Wreck, Most Were Rescued is an ...

[11/23/2014|19:40]..‘It was a huge, huge bonfire’: Treacherous roads, fatal collision near Lac La Biche
[Sunday] Alvin Brockman could see the black smoke from a kilometre away. The truck driver was headed north on Highway 881 when he saw the dark clouds, about 140 kilometres north of Lac La Biche on Saturday morning. When he reached what turned out to be the site of a fatal collision, he saw “a huge, huge bonfire.”

[11/23/2014|12:57]. FHP seeking semi-truck or motorhome in fatal crash - St. Augustine Record
[Sunday] FHP seeking semi-truck or motorhome in fatal crash St. Augustine Record The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a white semi-truck or motorhome that might have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run Saturday morning. The crash happened on I-95 near mile marker 309 in St. Johns County. According to a press release from the ...

[11/23/2014|12:9]..Download now to get…
[Sunday] Angel Quiles feeds his newborn daughter, Angel, at his parents home. Quiles’ wife, Jenny, is in rehab after being in a coma following an accident where she was struck by a tow truck.

[11/23/2014|8:28]..3 College Students Killed in Texarkana Interstate Accident
[Sunday] An 18 wheeler traveling on I-30 struck a car carrying six college students. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene and three others in the car were left injured.

[11/23/2014|3:59]..Three College Students Die in Arkansas Crash
[Sunday] According to the Arkansas State Police, a car carrying the six students was entering I-30 at the 9-mile marker from the south shoulder after changing a flat tire and were struck in the rear by an oncoming 18-wheeler .

[11/22/2014|23:3]..18-Wheeler Cab Scorched, Fire Officials Believe it was Intentionally Set
[Saturday] Authorities are investigating a fire that scorched the cab of an 18-wheeler. It happened near Up River and Dona Street. It was burned so bad that the plates and the VIN number were both unrecognizable. Fire Officials believe it was intentionally set. No injures reported. The latest on 3 News.

[11/22/2014|23:3]..18-wheeler jack-knifes, blocks traffic on I-20
[Saturday] An 18-wheeler lost control and ran off of the road on I-20 just before Exit 267 at around 1:15 Saturday afternoon.

[11/22/2014|14:52]..1 person dead, another injured in violent wreck
[Saturday] One person is dead and another is injured following a violent crash that happened in the 24000 block of Interstate 10 West near Boerne Stage Road. Police said early Saturday morning a woman driving in a silver truck stopped in the middle of I-10 when a white pickup truck came up behind her and crashed into the tail end of her vehicle. Rescue crews said the driver of the white pickup was ...

[11/22/2014|13:38]..1,300 piglets rescued after Indiana highway crash
[Saturday] Amy R. Connolly INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Some 2,000 piglets were were headed to market when their truck overturned on an Indianapolis highway; about 700 died in the crash and the rest were rescued.

[11/22/2014|2:41]. Driver whose truck lost a tire in fatal Route 28 crash did not have valid ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
[Saturday] 1 Killed By Detached Tire On Rt. 28 CBS Local

[11/21/2014|22:8]..Multiple students injured after big rig & school bus collide
[Friday] An 18-wheeler and a school bus were involved in an accident Friday afternoon in north Houston. Nine students have been transported.

[11/21/2014|20:32]..One dead following 18-wheeler crash in south Fort Worth
[Friday] Police suspect the wreck may have been prompted after the truck’s driver had a medical issue.

[11/21/2014|17:39]..1 dead after pickup rear-ends 18-wheeler in Hale County
[Friday] DPS officials say around 3:45 p.m. troopers were called out to a major crash on I-27 at mile marker 31 in Hale County.

[11/21/2014|17:4]..Texarkana teens injured in wreck involving school bus
[Friday] A wreck involving a school bus and a pickup truck Friday morning in Texarkana sent 2 local high school students to the hospital by LifeNet.

[11/21/2014|15:46]. UPDATE: I-35 in Live Oak reopens after 18-wheeler rollover - KSAT San Antonio
[Friday] UPDATE: I-35 in Live Oak reopens after 18-wheeler rollover
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - All lanes of I-35 in Live Oak have reopened after an 18-wheeler overturned near the Pat Booker Road exit. The big rig overturned early Friday morning and officials shut down I-35 North at 1604 to clean up the wreck. Crews removed the ...



[11/21/2014|13:23]. Official: Iowa cyclist dies after truck accident - KCRG
[Friday] Official: Iowa cyclist dies after truck accident KCRG FERTILE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 62-year-old cyclist in northern Iowa has died after colliding with a flatbed truck. A Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa spokesman says 62-year-old Sally Bell of Clear Lake died from injuries in the Thursday crash.

[11/21/2014|12:0]..Tractor-trailer crashes into ditch off Highway 103
[Friday] RCMP are on the scene of a single-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler that went off the road early this morning on Highway 103. Sgt. Al LeBlanc said that road is closed for now between exits nine and ten, but adds there were no serious injuries. “The tractor-trailer had hit the Gold River Bridge. [There were] Read the Rest of the Entry

[11/21/2014|4:9]..Multi-vehicle crash injures one
[Friday] A 52-year-old man is in critical condition after a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 248 in southern Manitoba earlier today. RCMP report a southbound pickup truck entered the intersection and collided with an eastbound semi truck. The southbound pickup was then...

[11/20/2014|23:39]. UPDATE: Traffic flow resumes at S.C. 170 traffic cirle following 18-wheeler ... - Bluffton Today
[Thursday] UPDATE: Traffic flow resumes at S.C. 170 traffic cirle following 18-wheeler ...
Bluffton Today
Normal traffic flow has resumed at the traffic at S.C. 170 and S.C. 46 in Bluffton, after an 18-wheeler overturned around 3 p.m. Thursday, according to Capt. Randy Hunter of the Bluffton Township Fire District. The driver of the 18-wheeler sustained ...



[11/20/2014|23:25]..Truck Crashes Through Post Office Wall Pinning 72-year-old Man Reading Mail
[Thursday] Witnesses to the accident say it looked like he could have been cut in half while pinned between the truck and an inside wall.

[11/20/2014|20:8]..Crash sends one to the hospital
[Thursday] Charles Bloomberg, 44, was extracted from a Nissan pickup truck Thursday and taken to CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

[11/20/2014|19:17]. Officials ID pedestrian killed in South Side dump truck accident - WPXI Pittsburgh
[Thursday] NBC 10 Philadelphia

[11/20/2014|19:2]..Highway 84 in Franklin County Reopens after 18-wheeler Crash
[Thursday] UPDATE: Highway 84 is now back open, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

[11/20/2014|16:54]. Miami Man Dies After Semi-Truck Crash in Bartow - The Ledger
[Thursday] Miami Man Dies After Semi-Truck Crash in Bartow The Ledger Gabriel Novales-Ramirez, 61, who was driving the semi-truck, was found unconscious in his vehicle about 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of State Road 60 and Van Fleet Drive, according to Bartow police. Police said it appears Novales-Ramirez was ...

[11/20/2014|15:17]..18-wheeler Catches on Fire in Franklin County Crash
[Thursday] FRANKLIN COUNTY, Miss. - State Troopers and a emergency crews are on the scene of an accident in Franklin County.The wreck involves an 18-wheeler accident and is on Highway 84 east of Meadville near Monroe Road.Troopers say no one was hurt, but diesel spilled and caught fire. The driver says his steering wheel locked-up and he hit a bridge railing.It may take several hours before that stretch of ...

[11/20/2014|13:31]. Semi-truck crash causes delays near Eloy - ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
[Thursday] Fatal wreck, car fire clog Interstate 17 during morning commute FOX 10 News Phoenix

[11/20/2014|11:15]. 1 killed when truck overturns on deputy's car in Monroe - Charlotte Observer
[Thursday] Union County sheriff IDs deputy killed in tractor-trailer wreck WCTI12.com

[11/20/2014|1:58]. Fiery 3-truck turnpike crash kills Delaware man - MyCentralJersey.com
[Thursday] Truck driver killed in fiery crash that shut NJ Turnpike, cops say Newsday

[11/19/2014|23:13]. 1 person killed in accident with tractor-trailer - WMC Action News 5
[Wednesday] 1 person killed in accident with tractor-trailer WMC Action News 5 "Everybody drives way too fast. But, that's Memphis for you," said Brian Houston, who lives in the neighborhood. Investigators have not yet said whether anyone was cited for the accident. The name of the people involved in the crash have not been released.

[11/19/2014|20:4]. 2 dead in 9-vehicle crash on Route 222 in Maidencreek - Reading Eagle
[Wednesday] Truck driver fell asleep at the wheel, killing 2, police say WGAL Lancaster

[11/19/2014|19:30]. Kansas man killed in combine, truck wreck - Kansas City Star
[Wednesday] Kansas man killed in combine, truck wreck Kansas City Star BELOIT, Kan. – An 86-year-old Kansas man died and another man was injured in an accident involving two vehicles and a combine in north-central Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident Tuesday night on Kansas Highway 24 five miles west ...

[11/19/2014|19:26]..Memphis Police Investigate Deadly Overnight Accident
[Wednesday] Memphis police continue to investigate a deadly overnight crash involving an 18-wheeler.

[11/19/2014|17:38]. Semi-truck driver arrested in fatal wreck on I-17 - azcentral.com
[Wednesday] Semi-truck driver arrested in fatal wreck on I-17 azcentral.com The driver of a semi was impaired when he triggered a fatal wreck that shuttered Interstate 17 in north Phoenix on Wednesday morning, authorities say. The fiery collision closed traffic in both directions, spilling drivers onto surface streets near ...

[11/19/2014|14:10]..I-17 reopens after fiery crash leaves 1 dead
[Wednesday] A multiple vehicle accident closed northbound Interstate 17 at Bell Road for several hours Wednesday.

[11/19/2014|14:7]..I-17 reopened in N. Phoenix after fatal crash
[Wednesday] I-17 reopens in both directions at Bell Road   PHOENIX -- Interstate 17 has reopened in both directions at Bell Road, following an earlier crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.   A fatal crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday on northbound I-17 near Bell Road. Initially, the interstate was closed in both directions. Southbound lanes were reopened to traffic at ...

[11/19/2014|13:23]. Two drivers hurt in separate wrecks with 18-wheelers - FOX 29
[Wednesday] Two drivers hurt in separate wrecks with 18-wheelers FOX 29 Tuesday. Police say a woman driving a car ran a red light and slammed into an 18-wheeler. She was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition. The second wreck happened several hours later when another driver tried to pass a ...

[11/19/2014|5:45]..Tuggeranong truck accident causes major delays
[Wednesday] A truck accident has caused a traffic jam up to a kilometre long on Isabella Drive in Tuggeranong.

[11/19/2014|3:13]. White County releases more details on truck wreck - Access North Georgia
[Wednesday] White County releases more details on truck wreck Access North Georgia HELEN - White County authorities say the tractor-trailer truck that wrecked in the northern part of the county Monday afternoon was hauling scrap metal. The single-vehicle accident involved the tractor-trailer overturning, causing a six-hour closure of ...

[11/18/2014|19:35]..Freeway a sea of gold XXXX cans
[Tuesday] A DRIVER was trapped for 2½½ hours yesterday when his truck rolled on the Murray Valley Highway at Koetong.

[11/18/2014|18:45]. I-64 reopened after cows corralled in Central Kentucky's second recent cattle ... - Lexington Herald Leader
[Tuesday] I-64 reopened after cows corralled in Central Kentucky's second recent cattle ... Lexington Herald Leader According to Franklin county dispatchers, eastbound I-64 was reopened by 8:15 a.m. after the cattle had been picked or rounded up, but westbound traffic was limited to one lane until crews were able to remove the wrecked truck. The trailer appeared to ...

[11/17/2014|22:0]. Tractor-trailer slides from I-485 during wet, foggy morning - WSOC Charlotte
[Monday] Tractor-trailer slides from I-485 during wet, foggy morning WSOC Charlotte At one point, it was down to one lane on the inner loop near Providence Road after an 18-wheeler ran off the road and down an embankment. Troopers are looking at Monday's weather as a possible cause of the crash because mechanically, troopers said ...

[11/17/2014|16:52]. Waco Truck Wreck Leaves Hundreds Without Power Monday - KWTX
[Monday] Waco Truck Wreck Leaves Hundreds Without Power Monday KWTX WACO (November 17, 2014) An 18-wheeler struck a power line on Bagby Avenue near Loop 340 Monday and left the surrounding area without power. No one was injured. Police at the scene said an oversized load brought the power line down. Traffic lights ...

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