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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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[12/19/2014|5:55]..Chikkamagaluru: Truck accident - three of family lose lives
[Friday] Chikkamagaluru, Dec 19: In an accident which occurred in national highway 206 at Anchechomanahalli in Kadur taluk between a truck and a motor bike, three persons from a single family lost their lives on Thursday December 18 evening.

[12/19/2014|5:47]..Drivers: fatal logging truck wreck alerts community
[Friday] SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- The THP has identified the woman killed in a crash with a logging truck as Hollie Templeton, 27, of Savannah who was driving with her daughter on Highway 64 Wednesday evening.

[12/19/2014|5:30]. I-65 southbound lanes close after semi crashes in Clinton Co. - wlfi.com
[Friday] I-65 southbound lanes close after semi crashes in Clinton Co.
wlfi.com
A semi driver was airlifted after hitting a sign and rolling his semi-trailer Thursday night. CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – A crash involving an overturned semi-truck closed the southbound lanes of I-65 in Clinton County Thursday night. According to ...



[12/19/2014|5:12]. Man trapped under his own truck on Richmond Rd, Marsden Park has serious ... - The Daily Telegraph
[Friday] Man trapped under his own truck on Richmond Rd, Marsden Park has serious ...
The Daily Telegraph
A truck driver has been taken to Westmead Hospital with serious chest and head injuries after he became trapped under his own tip truck following a crash on Richmond Rd, Marsden Park this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the scene at 1.25pm ...



[12/19/2014|4:49]. La Vergne wreck causes Waldron Road, I-24 delays - The Daily News Journal
[Friday] La Vergne wreck causes Waldron Road, I-24 delays
The Daily News Journal
LA VERGNE – Traffic on Waldron Road could be delayed for hours after a semi truck collided with another vehicle and damaged a power line Thursday evening, La Vergne police said. Responders were called to the 400 block of Waldron Road after the semi, ...



[12/19/2014|4:25]..Vicksburg woman killed when 18-wheeler lands on her car
[Friday] A Vicksburg woman was killed Thursday evening when an out of control eastbound 18-wheeler crossed the median and on to Frontage Road, and landed on her car.

[12/19/2014|3:47]. Vicksburg woman killed when 18-wheeler lands on her car - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
[Friday] Vicksburg woman killed when 18-wheeler lands on her car
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A Vicksburg woman was killed Thursday evening when an out of control eastbound 18-wheeler crossed the median and on to Frontage Road, and landed on her car. The accident happened on Interstate 20 at the ...



[12/19/2014|3:32]. ABC 6/FOX 28 Reporter Hospitalized after I-70 Crash - ABC6OnYourSide.com
[Friday] ABC 6/FOX 28 Reporter Hospitalized after I-70 Crash
ABC6OnYourSide.com
GRANT MEDICAL CENTER (Adam Slinger) –- CW Star and “Good Day Columbus” reporter Alissa Henry was injured Wednesday night after a serious car crash on I-70 near Route 256 on the far east side. “I'm alive, that's the biggest thing,” Alissa ... Alissa and ...



[12/19/2014|3:2]..18-Wheeler Crosses Median in Vicksburg Accident; 1 Dead
[Friday] VICKSBURG, Miss. -An accident in Vicksburg claims one life.

[12/19/2014|0:0]..Wheeler grad killed in Union Township wreck
[Friday] UNION TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso-area man was killed Wednesday night in a crash on County Road 400 North, officials said.

[12/18/2014|23:44]..Augusta firefighter causes $8,500 in damage to new aerial truck
[Thursday] An Augusta firefighter had a nearly $8,500 accident with a new aerial truck before it was even put into commission. A lieutenant, whom the fire department declined to name, damaged the truck’s console shell – an area located at the top of the truck and the bottom of the aerial ladder – while driving it into the garage behind the fire administration building on Deans Bridge Road around 4:45 p.m ...

[12/18/2014|23:1]. Two injured in two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck on Hwy 135 - Northland's NewsCenter
[Thursday] Two injured in two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck on Hwy 135
Northland's NewsCenter
St. Louis County, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck on Hwy 135 Thursday morning. Authorities say a semi with a trailer attached was traveling eastbound on the highway, and when the semi was ...



[12/18/2014|20:9]. 18-wheeler crash causes traffic delays near Carondelet, Calliope in New Orleans - WDSU New Orleans
[Thursday] 18-wheeler crash causes traffic delays near Carondelet, Calliope in New Orleans
WDSU New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS —An 18-wheeler was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon off the Pontchartrain Expressway near the Carondelet-St. Charles Avenue exit. Images: Semi truck crashes, collapses in CBD after exiting Expressway · More. VIEW: Images ...



[12/18/2014|19:57]. Truck accident causes delays in Red Bank - Asbury Park Press
[Thursday] Truck accident causes delays in Red Bank
Asbury Park Press
RED BANK A section of Shrewsbury Avenue by downtown is closed after a dump truck struck a pole, causing delays. Red Bank Police Department Capt. Darren McConnell said the truck was traveling too close to the curb and hit the pole. Police have blocked ...



[12/18/2014|18:9]..Downtown Middletown building damaged in accident
[Thursday] A dump truck and a Dodge Durango collided at the intersection of First Avenue and South Clinton Street, sending the dump truck into a light pole, then into a brick building at 28 S. Clinton St., according to the Sgt. Brian Bost from the State Highway Patrol.

[12/18/2014|18:3]..Big-rig crash snarls I-45 downtown
[Thursday] Traffic was snarled Thursday morning on Interstate 45 in downtown after a big-rig trailer overturned, spilling its cargo onto the roadway.

[12/18/2014|15:16]..FedEx truck wreck scatters and damages holiday gifts
[Thursday] Items people mailed were scattered all over Interstate 75 after the Fed-Ex truck carrying them overturned around 10 a.m.

[12/18/2014|7:18]..Donation account established for car-wreck victim
[Thursday] On the day before Thanksgiving, three-year-old Anjellycka Heisz was badly injured in a van-truck wreck on U.S. Highway 83, about three miles north of North Platte.

[12/18/2014|3:1]. Truck driver injured in semi rollover on I-55 near Channahon - WLS-TV
[Thursday] Truck driver injured in semi rollover on I-55 near Channahon
WLS-TV
Police said a truck driver was hurt in a semi rollover accident on I-55 near Bluff Road in southwest suburban Channahon. The left lane of northbound I-55 reopened as of 8:45 p.m., but all other lanes remain blocked as crews work to clear the scene. The ...



[12/18/2014|2:36]. Lane change on I-75 NB led to wreck, spill, shutdown - WHIO
[Thursday] I-75 North shut near Middletown at least 4 hours Dayton Daily News



[12/18/2014|0:21]. Traffic Alert: METRORail halted after 18-wheeler wreck in Medical Center - KHOU
[Thursday] Traffic Alert: METRORail halted after 18-wheeler wreck in Medical Center
KHOU
HOUSTON – The Fannin METRORail line is shut down for repairs after an 18-wheeler truck hit a telephone pole Wednesday morning in the Texas Medical Center. The accident happened at about 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Old Spanish Trail and ...



[12/18/2014|0:7]. 18-wheeler crash third of 2014 - Madison County Journal
[Thursday] 18-wheeler crash third of 2014
Madison County Journal
While no one was reported seriously injured in the 10:30 a.m. accident, many drivers were stuck in traffic for long stretches. A Madison woman's comment on the Journal's Facebook page said it took her an hour and 45 minutes to go 18 miles from downtown ...



[12/17/2014|23:5]. Log truck/school bus wreck near Fulton - WTVA
[Wednesday] Log truck/school bus wreck near Fulton
WTVA
FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) -- One person suffered minor injuries when a log truck and a school bus collided in Itawamba County Wednesday afternoon. Deputies were called to the scene of the accident around 4 p.m. on Old Highway 25 at Mt. Pleasant Road.



[12/17/2014|22:55]..Appeals court rules amputee can't sue Good Samaritan who tried to rescue him
[Wednesday] An Ohio appeals court ruled Wednesday that a man who lost his leg in an accident involving his truck cannot sue the Good Samaritan who tried to rescue him.

[12/17/2014|20:40]. ZPD Investigates Car vs Truck Accident - WHIZ
[Wednesday] ZPD Investigates Car vs Truck Accident
WHIZ
The Zanesville Police Department is investigating an accident on Maple Avenue at Taylor Street. It involved a car and a truck around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Officers say the driver of the car was pulling out of Family Dollar and drove under the truck. There ...



[12/17/2014|20:0]. Truck hits trooper vehicle at wreck scene - LaGrange Daily News
[Wednesday] Truck hits trooper vehicle at wreck scene
LaGrange Daily News
In another wreck reported to 911 at 8:49 a.m., a truck apparently hit a guard rail at the northbound onramp of Interstate 85 at Lafayette Parkway, temporarily snarling northbound traffic, but no one was transported by ambulance for injuries, according ...



[12/17/2014|19:9]..Wreck blocked US 19 near Endoline
[Wednesday] The Georgia State Patrol says U.S. 19 near Endoline Road was completely blocked after a truck and a car collided, but the road is now clear.

[12/17/2014|19:5]. 18-Wheeler Crash Shuts Down Agnes Near Rand Morgan - KRIS Corpus Christi News
[Wednesday] 18-Wheeler Crash Shuts Down Agnes Near Rand Morgan
KRIS Corpus Christi News
18-Wheeler Crash Shuts Down Agnes Near Rand Morgan. CORPUS CHRISTI - A crash involving an 18-wheeler shut down part of Agnes Street near Rand Morgan Road Wednesday. The crash happened around 10:30 a.m.. A witness said the rig caught fire, ...



[12/17/2014|18:13]. Turnpike truck chain reaction caused 2 serious injuries - MyCentralJersey.com
[Wednesday] 3 trucks, 1 bus crash on New Jersey Turnpike, 8 injured The Republic



[12/17/2014|18:0]..Anderson County firefighters hurt in crash released from hospital
[Wednesday] Several Anderson County firefighters who were hurt when their fire truck crashed Tuesday night have been released from the hospital, a battalion chief said Wednesday morning.

[12/17/2014|17:20]. One injured after Crystal Lake crash involving semi-truck and car - Northwest Herald
[Wednesday] One injured after Crystal Lake crash involving semi-truck and car
Northwest Herald
The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded about 10:15 a.m. to a crash involving a semi-truck and a car at Route 14 and Sands Road, Lt. Darrell Cook said. The driver of the semi was not injured and the truck sustained little to no damage ...



[12/17/2014|16:2]. Fire Truck accident while responding to house fire in Leonardtown - Bay Net
[Wednesday] Fire Truck accident while responding to house fire in Leonardtown
Bay Net
At 10:00 a.m. Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department, Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Bay District Vol Fire Department, Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Hollywood Volunteer ...



[12/17/2014|13:48]..18-Wheeler Accident Causes Traffic Delays on Highway 6
[Wednesday] An 18-wheeler crash has caused traffic delays south of Navasota at Highway 6 and FM 2.

[12/17/2014|9:13]..Police respond to wreck on Interstate 59
[Wednesday] FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police responded to a late-night wreck Tuesday in Fort Payne. We have been able to confirm the wreck happened on Interstate 59 in the area of mile marker 221 around 11:30 p.m. Witnesses say it involved an 18 wheeler and a van. We’re told traffic on Interstate 59 northbound is […]

[12/17/2014|2:55]..Anderson County firefighters released from hospital after crash
[Wednesday] Kentucky State Police are investigating an accident involving a fire truck in Anderson County.

[12/16/2014|23:4]. FedEx truck accident second in two days in run-up to Christmas - lehighvalleylive.com
[Tuesday] CBS46 News Atlanta


[12/16/2014|21:4]. Authorities investigate 18-wheeler wreck - WTVA
[Tuesday] Authorities investigate 18-wheeler wreck
WTVA
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- A traffic accident involving an 18-wheeler closed a southbound section of the Natchez Trace Parkway this afternoon. Chief Ranger Sarah Davis tells WTVA.com the accident happened when the driver of the big rig attempted to pass ...



[12/16/2014|21:0]. FedEx truck wreck spills packages on I-75 northbound in Monroe County - Macon Telegraph (blog)
[Tuesday] Atlanta Journal Constitution


[12/16/2014|20:8]..Car runs underneath 18-wheeler in accident near Tomball
[Tuesday] Harris County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an accident involving an 18-wheeler near Tomball.

[12/16/2014|18:56]..Truck tips in accident south of Dannevirke
[Tuesday] A trailer of a truck has tipped south of Dannevirke this morning.The crash had partially blocked the Hawke's Bay-bound lane of State Highway 2 at Maharahara, just north of Woodville township, shortly before 5.50am, police said.Emergency...

[12/16/2014|18:46]. McLoud police officer injured in wreck with trash truck identified - KOCO Oklahoma City
[Tuesday] McLoud Officer Injured In Collision With Trash Truck news9.com KWTV



[12/16/2014|16:5]. Impairment suspected in I-10 crash involving car, semitruck - AZFamily
[Tuesday] Impairment suspected in I-10 crash involving car, semitruck
AZFamily
Impairment suspected in I-10 crash involving car, semitruck ... According to the Department of Public Safety, a woman lost control of her vehicle and plowed into a semitruck in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near "The Stack." Officers said the ...



[12/16/2014|12:58]. 3 semi-trucks involved in crash on I-75 - WDIV Detroit
[Tuesday] 3 semi-trucks involved in crash on I-75
WDIV Detroit
Southbound I-75 is back open at Outer Drive in Lincoln Park after an early-morning crash involving three semi-trucks. Michigan State Police said the first semi-truck hit a median, which caused a semi-truck that was behind it to hit a concrete barrier ...



[12/16/2014|12:47]..Truck accident in Windsor ties up morning commute
[Tuesday] WINDSOR – A truck accident on I-91 North near exit 37 tied up traffic for the morning commute. One truck was off in the woods and hit the fence. A minivan was on its side as well, but both vehicles have been removed. Traffic was backed up to the Dexter Coffin Bridge. For more traffic […]

[12/16/2014|12:32]. Truck wreck into building ends in North Austin blaze - KXAN.com
[Tuesday] Truck wreck into building ends in North Austin blaze
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Fire crews responded to a blaze in North Austin early Tuesday morning after a pickup truck hit a building. The truck ran into the US Farathane Corp. building at 810 West Howard Lane, which is right off Interstate 35. While the truck ...



[12/16/2014|11:4]. Semi-Truck Carrying Chicken Wings Crashes Through Median On I-75 - CBS Local
[Tuesday] Semi-Truck Carrying Chicken Wings Crashes Through Median On I-75
CBS Local
LINCOLN PARK (WWJ) – A stretch of I-75 is closed in both directions Downriver after a semi-truck crashed through the median wall. The accident happened early Tuesday morning on I-75 and Outer Drive, in Lincoln Park. According to police, the semi-truck ...



[12/16/2014|10:31]..Eagle mine talks about tipped over truck
[Tuesday] It's the first truck accident for the Eagle Mine since becoming operational in September

[12/16/2014|6:0]. South Brevard man killed in truck wreck - Florida Today
[Tuesday] South Brevard man killed in truck wreck
Florida Today
A Grant-Valkaria man died in a single-vehicle accident that shut down the highway for several hours in Osceola County today. Florida Highway Patrol said James Brinson, 55, of Grant-Valkaria, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 5:40 a.m. accident on ...



[12/16/2014|4:43]..Three-Vehicle Crash In Sherman Leaves Paramedics Treating Two Women
[Tuesday] SHERMAN, TX -- A crash on a busy Sherman street left paramedics treating 2 women.

[12/16/2014|4:19]..Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down entrance ramp to I-49 from N. Market
[Tuesday] It will be at least midnight before the entrance ramp onto I-49 from LA Highway 1 will be open after a rollover wreck involving an 18-wheeler.

[12/16/2014|2:23]. Truck accident in Howell shuts down Route 9 South - Asbury Park Press
[Tuesday] Truck accident in Howell shuts down Route 9 South
Asbury Park Press
A dump truck. A van hit a dump truck, which tipped over and spilled 20 tons of 1.5-inch stone, blocking all four lanes of southbound Route 9 near Ford Road for nearly three hours Monday morning, according to Howell Township police (Photo: Getty ...



[12/15/2014|21:44]..Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down I-12 near Hammond
[Monday] An overturned 18-wheeler has closed Interstate 12 near Hammond in both directions. The crash happened Monday afternoon on the eastbound side near the Interstate 55. 

[12/15/2014|20:46]..Overturned 18-wheeler closes portion of Interstate 12 in Tangipahoa Parish
[Monday] Louisiana State Police are investigating after an 18-wheeler overturned Monday in Tangipahoa Parish on Interstate 12.

[12/15/2014|18:52]..Victim of deadly wreck at I-20/59 interchange identified
[Monday] The Jefferson County coroner's office has identified the person killed in a collision with an 18-wheeler at the I-20/59 interchange on Friday.

[12/15/2014|17:54]..Monday Morning Truck Wreck Blocks I-75
[Monday] It was a standstill for some commuters this morning, after a truck accident shut down I-75 north in Dalton. Georgia state patrol troopers tell us that a truck driver fell asleep and loss control, turning over the big rig. A car then crashed into the wrecked truck. ...

[12/15/2014|17:0]..Crash Involving 18-Wheeler Sends 2 Two To Local Hospital
[Monday] A crash between a passenger car and an 18-wheeler sent two people including a child to a local hospital.

[12/15/2014|16:51]. Truck theft leads to crash, sends two to hospital - Zanesville Times Recorder
[Monday] Truck theft leads to crash, sends two to hospital
Zanesville Times Recorder
A totaled Chevrolet Malibu rests off the side of Military Road in Zanesville on Saturday morning after a four-car accident involving a stolen Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The suspect was fleeing police traveling north on Dresden Road when he ran a red ...



[12/15/2014|15:39]. 63-year-old Birmingham man killed in I-20 crash with 18-wheeler - AL.com
[Monday] Birmingham man dies in deadly crash Alabama's News Leader



[12/15/2014|13:53]..Overturned tanker truck, chemical spill shuts down Anderson Co. highway
[Monday] Hazmat crews are on the scene of a tanker truck wreck in Anderson County.

[12/14/2014|2:25]..Four killed after 18-wheeler hits halted Mississippi highway traffic
[Sunday] (Reuters) - Four people were killed early on Saturday after an 18-wheel truck smashed into a row of vehicles that had stopped on a Mississippi Interstate highway to avoid hitting debris spilled by an overturned pickup truck trailer, state police said. A father and his daughter in one car and two young men in another car died in the nearly dozen-car wreck on Interstate 10 in coastal Hancock ...

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