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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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[4/21/2014|4:41]. Truck wreck blocks Hwy. 126 - SmallTownPapers News Service
[Monday] Truck wreck blocks Hwy. 126 SmallTownPapers News Service MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Oregon (STPNS) -- VIDA: Two people were injured Friday morning in a commercial truck crash on Highway 126 about five miles east of Vida. The accident occurred on April 11th, at approximately 6:30 a.m., on Highway 126 near milepost ...

[4/20/2014|19:13]. Fiery big rig wreck on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
[Sunday] Fiery big rig wreck on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Press Democrat Rincon Valley Fire captain Neil Nicholson works at the scene of a big rig accident, where the truck ran into the Yolanda-Hearn Avenue sign on northbound Highway 101, overturned in a ditch and caught fire on Sunday, April 20, 2014. (BETH SCHLANKER ...

[4/20/2014|17:57]. Man critically injured in crash involving motorcycle, semi - Chicago Tribune
[Sunday] Motorcyclist, 19, in critical condition after collision with semi Northwest Herald

[4/20/2014|17:5]. Young boy killed in big rig accident on Highway 290 - KHOU
[Sunday] Child Killed in 4-Vehicle Crash KTRH

[4/20/2014|12:57]. One dead, one injured in pickup truck crash in South St. Louis County - STLtoday.com
[Sunday] One teen killed, one injured in South County car crash kplr11.com

[4/19/2014|21:17]. Two Men Flown to Ruby After Truck Accident - WDTV
[Saturday] Two Men Flown to Ruby After Truck Accident WDTV Two men were flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital after the truck they were in flipped over on Saturday afternoon in Marion County. Troopers said the pair were driving on Route 19 in Worthington when the driver somehow lost control of the truck. They weren ...

[4/19/2014|12:21]. Fatal multi-vehicle wreck shuts down 290 at Grand Parkway - abc13.com
[Saturday] Child killed, several injured in 4-vehicle accident on Highway 290 KPRC Houston

[4/19/2014|2:4]. Semi Truck kills juvenile in 290 vehicle accident - MyFox Houston
[Saturday] Child killed, several injured in 4-vehicle accident on Highway 290 KPRC Houston

[4/18/2014|17:11]. Courtland Wreck: Driver of Car Dies in Collision with 18-Wheeler - whnt.com
[Friday] One person injured in wreck on Ala. 20 Moulton Advertiser

[4/18/2014|16:26]. UPDATE: No serious injuries in Norman train vs. truck accident near OU - kfor.com
[Friday] UPDATE: No serious injuries in Norman train vs. truck accident near OU kfor.com According to officers, the driver of the truck was able to get out before the collision near N. Flood Ave. and Lexington St. Norman train vs. truck. NORMAN, Okla. – Crews are checking for injuries after a train hit a car near the University of Oklahoma ...

[4/18/2014|6:13]. Ala. backup fire truck damaged in wreck - Fire Chief
[Friday] Ala. backup fire truck damaged in wreck Fire Chief ATHENS, Ala. — A morning wreck put the Athens Fire Department's only backup fire truck out of commission, Fire Chief Tony Kirk said. The fire truck received damage to its right wheel, door and front bumper when it was struck by full-size pickup this ...

[4/18/2014|4:21]. Investigators conduct tests with FedEx truck, tour bus - abc7news.com
[Friday] CBS News

[4/17/2014|22:52]. TRAFFIC ALERT: Dump-truck accident on I-40 in NLR causes delays - Arkansas Online (subscription)
[Thursday] TRAFFIC ALERT: Dump-truck accident on I-40 in NLR causes delays Arkansas Online (subscription) The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department first reported the accident on its Twitter account about 3 p.m.. A highway department spokesman said the bed of the dump truck was not completely lowered as it traveled under the bridge, causing the ...

[4/17/2014|21:43]. Student Struggles to Recount Fatal Truck-Bus Crash - ABC News
[Thursday] Auburn Journal

[4/17/2014|19:47]. Trooper nearly hit by semitruck during crash on I-5 in Tukwila - KIRO Seattle
[Thursday] 1 hurt as out-of-control semi wipes out jersey barriers on I-5 KOMO News

[4/17/2014|19:16]. 18-wheeler accident shuts down lanes of I-359 in Tuscaloosa - Alabama's13.com
[Thursday] 18-wheeler accident shuts down lanes of I-359 in Tuscaloosa Alabama's13.com 18-wheeler accident shuts down lanes of I-359 in Tuscaloosa. Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:05 PM EDT. Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:05 PM EDT. By Robyn Sirmans - email. ADVERTISEMENT. Bookmark and Share · photo 1-600 · photo 2-600 ...

[4/17/2014|19:12]. Ontario crash involving semi truck, three vehicles, prompts Sig Alert - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
[Thursday] Ontario crash involving semi truck, three vehicles, prompts Sig Alert Inland Valley Daily Bulletin ONTARIO -- The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig Alert on the eastbound 60 Freeway on Thursday morning after a semi truck collided with three other vehicles in Ontario. The crash was reported at 11:28 a.m. west of Grove Avenue. Two lanes and the ...

[4/17/2014|16:21]. "I Have Never Experienced an Accident of This Magnitude": Fire Chief - NBC Southern California
[Thursday] abc7.com

[4/17/2014|1:35]. (UPDATED 2) One killed when 18-wheeler, car collide at entrance to CRMC - Cullman Times Online
[Thursday] (UPDATED 2) One killed when 18-wheeler, car collide at entrance to CRMC Cullman Times Online Efforts to interview potential witnesses to the accident were still under way late in the morning. There is a traffic signal at the entrance but officers were uncertain of all the circumstances leading up to the accident. The 18-wheeler and car were ...

[4/16/2014|23:20]. One dead, one injured in 18-wheeler crash near Cullman Regional Medical Center - Alabama's13.com
[Wednesday] One dead, one injured in 18-wheeler crash near Cullman Regional Medical Center Alabama's13.com CULLMAN, AL - One person was killed and another seriously injured in an 18-wheeler crash near the entrance of the Cullman Regional Medical Center this morning. According to the Cullman Police Department, the crash happened before 9 a.m. on Highway ...

[4/16/2014|13:4]. I-12 West reopens after 18-wheeler crash - WBXH
[Wednesday] I-12 West reopens after 18-wheeler crash WBXH An 18-wheeler crash on I-12 West caused massive backups and headaches for drivers Wednesday morning. The Walker Police Department reported the tractor trailer went off the road between LA 447 and Satsuma Road. It happened around 5:30 a.m..

[4/16/2014|12:31]. 18-wheeler accident spills fuel on North Freeway - KPRC Houston
[Wednesday] 18-wheeler accident spills fuel on North Freeway KPRC Houston 18-wheeler accident spills fuel on North Freeway. Author: Cody Schultz, News Producer. Published On: Apr 16 2014 07:23:07 AM CDT Updated On: Apr 16 2014 07:36:08 AM CDT. Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. Print; Email. Tweet. 18-wheeler ...

[4/16/2014|4:21]. Semi-truck tips on E. Beltine after crash - WOODTV.com
[Wednesday] Semi-Truck Tips on East Beltline After Crash Fox17

[4/15/2014|23:56]. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Recognized for Top Verdicts in 2013 - SYS-CON Media (press release)
[Tuesday] Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Recognized for Top Verdicts in 2013 SYS-CON Media (press release) The firm specializes in wrongful death, on the job injury, child injury, pharmaceutical litigation, product liability, catastrophic injury, company vehicle and 18-wheeler accident cases. Media Contact Susan Harr 361-985-0600 pr@thomasjhenrylaw.com.

[4/15/2014|16:38]. Mustang Driver Loses Control, Gets Run Over by 18-Wheeler - News 92 FM
[Tuesday] Mustang Driver Loses Control, Gets Run Over by 18-Wheeler News 92 FM (HARRIS COUNTY, TX) -– Life Flight took a driver to the hospital after he crashed into an 18-wheeler on Beltway 8 East early Tuesday. Houston TranStar reported the crash at 8:30 a.m. KHOU 11 says the tollway's southbound lanes were shut down at N. Lake ...

[4/15/2014|16:22]. I-75 reopened in both directions following semi-truck crash in Birch Run - The Saginaw News
[Tuesday] I-75 reopened in both directions following semi-truck crash in Birch Run The Saginaw News Southbound Interstate 75 previously was reduced to one lane and northbound traffic was reduced to two lanes after a crash involving a semi tractor-trailer at exit 136 in Birch Run, according to Saginaw County Central Dispatch. The crash happened at 5 ...

[4/14/2014|7:57]. NTSB: No evidence of fire before FedEx truck crashed into students' bus - CNN
[Monday] NTSB: No evidence of fire before FedEx truck crashed into students' bus CNN The driver of the Nissan Altima that passed the bus just before the crash reported seeing flames coming from underneath the FedEx truck, but investigators have found no physical evidence of a fire before the collision, said Mark Rosekind, an NTSB board ...

[4/13/2014|21:17]. NTSB: No evidence FedEx truck ablaze before bus crash - USA TODAY
[Sunday] Sacramento Bee

[4/13/2014|18:18]. NTSB: FedEx Truck Didn't Brake Before Deadly Crash On I-5 In Orland - CBS Local
[Sunday] NBC Southern California

[4/12/2014|15:4]. California bus crash: FedEx truck was on fire before fatal collision ... - Los Angeles Daily News
[Saturday] California bus crash: FedEx truck was on fire before fatal collision ... Los Angeles Daily News California bus crash: FedEx truck was on fire before fatal collision, witnesses say. Photo 4) An excavator and a tow truck were used to move what remained of the charter bus. Investigators thoroughly looked at the scene, including underneath the bus to ...

[4/11/2014|20:49]. 1 dead in motorcycle, semi-truck crash - WOODTV.com
[Friday] Motorcycle hits semi; 20-year-old killed WZZM

[4/11/2014|17:46]. Investigation under way in fiery bus, semi-truck crash north of Orland - Daily Democrat
[Friday] U-T San Diego

[4/11/2014|4:13]. 9 Dead and Dozens Injured in California Crash - New York Times
[Friday] 9 Dead and Dozens Injured in California Crash New York Times A tour bus carrying high school students on a college visit collided with a FedEx 18-wheeler in a fiery crash on Thursday in Northern California that left nine people dead and dozens injured, according to the authorities. The State Highway Patrol said ...

[4/11/2014|4:6]. Answers sought after fiery Calif. wreck kills 10 - USA TODAY
[Friday] Reuters

[4/10/2014|1:45]. Northwest Freeway reopened after deadly crash - Chron.com
[Thursday] Highway 290 reopens 14 hours after fiery fatal crash KHOU

[4/9/2014|11:44]. 18-Wheeler Crash Kills One Man - KRIS Corpus Christi News
[Wednesday] 18-Wheeler Crash Kills One Man KRIS Corpus Christi News BANQUETE - A man is dead following a crash along Highway 44 near County Road 93. According to DPS Troopers, around 1:30 Wednesday morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was heading westbound along Highway 44 when he lost control and veered off ...

[4/8/2014|22:26]. Inbound lanes of Hwy 290 shut down due to fiery crash - KPRC Houston
[Tuesday] Inbound lanes of Hwy 290 shut down due to fiery crash KPRC Houston HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -. An 18-wheeler accident that shut down Highway 290 southbound between Barker cypress and Cypress North Houston for most of the day Tuesday has been cleared and all lanes have reopened. According to the Cy-Fair Volunteer ...

[4/8/2014|19:21]. Heflin Police: Vehicle pursuit ends in wreck with 18-wheeler - MyFoxAL
[Tuesday] Georgia carjacking update: Man that led police on chase is from Birmingham Alabama's News Leader

[4/7/2014|16:6]. Man dies in SUV vs. 18-wheeler crash - KPRC Houston
[Monday] Man dies in SUV vs. 18-wheeler crash KPRC Houston It happened just after 6:10 a.m. on the North Loop East lanes near the East Freeway. Houston police say a 61-year-old man was backing up his Hummer H3 in the wrong direction when he was hit by an 18-wheeler traveling southbound.

[4/7/2014|10:49]. Section of Chapman Highway shut down following semi-truck crash - WATE-TV
[Monday] Section of Chapman Highway shut down following semi-truck crash WATE-TV The Knoxville Police Department reports that at 2:50 a.m. on Monday morning, a semi-truck pulling a car hauler with six vehicles on board ran off Chapman Highway near Lake Forest Drive and crashed into a utility pole. The crash caused the semi's fuel ...

[4/7/2014|0:56]. Siloam Springs Firefighter Killed In 18-Wheeler Wreck - 5newsonline.com
[Monday] Siloam Springs Firefighter Killed In 18-Wheeler Wreck 5newsonline.com The 18-wheeler had been traveling east on U.S. 412 before turning left onto Fairmount Road in front of Rundle's car, which had been traveling west on U.S. 412, the release states. Rundle's car hit the trailer portion of the 18-wheeler, traveling ...

[4/1/2014|18:32]. Slideshow: PHOTOS: Deadly Darlington 18-Wheeler crash - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
[Tuesday] Victim identified in 18-Wheeler crash into Darlington bridge pillar WCBD

[3/31/2014|19:1]. Lower River Road near Charleston closed after 18-wheeler accident - WRCB-TV
[Monday] Lower River Road near Charleston closed after 18-wheeler accident WRCB-TV Lower River Road near Charleston closed after 18-wheeler accident. Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014 2:53 PM EDT. Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014 7:50 PM EDT. By WRCB Staff - email. The Bradley County Sheriff's Office advises motorists that a section ...

[3/30/2014|17:49]. Police: 5 killed in semi-truck crash on I-10 - KSWT-TV
[Sunday] Fatal accident closes eastbound I-10 near Picacho Peak KVOA Tucson News

[3/27/2014|14:12]. Big rig jackknifes on 410, snarls traffic for hours - KSAT San Antonio
[Thursday] Big rig jackknifes on 410, snarls traffic for hours KSAT San Antonio An 18-wheeler accident on Loop 410 delayed traffic for hours on the far West Side early Thursday morning. The crash occurred on the southbound lanes of Loop 410 near West Military Drive and Culebra Road. San Antonio police believe the driver may have ...

[3/25/2014|17:55]. Lanes along I-220 reopened after corn dog spill - KTBS
[Tuesday] Lanes along I-220 reopened after corn dog spill KTBS UPDATE: Crews are still on scene clearing the roadway after an 18-wheeler carrying corn dogs overturned. A spokesman with the Shreveport police department says the section of I-220 that connects to LA 3132 will remain closed until 10 a.m. or later as a ...

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