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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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[4/24/2014|10:37]. Police: Man dies after semi-truck overturns on Interstate 70 - KMOV.com
[Thursday] Police: Man dies after semi-truck overturns on Interstate 70 KMOV.com (KMOV.com) - The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 70 near Warrenton on Wednesday. Police say 25-year-old James Lutjen was driving westbound on I-70 near the Warrenton exit around 3 p.m. when his tractor ...

[4/24/2014|3:37]. Cattle killed, Fort Worth traffic snarled after truck tips over - Fort Worth Star Telegram
[Thursday] Cattle pot overturns in Fort Worth, killing at least a dozen head CattleNetwork.com

[4/24/2014|0:9]. Overturned Cattle Truck, Dozens of Cows Killed - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
[Thursday] Overturned Cattle Truck, Dozens of Cows Killed NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth A early-morning crash involving an overturned cattle truck and trailer shut down a freeway interchange ramp in downtown Fort Worth for nearly 10 hours Wednesday. Overturned Cattle Truck; At Least 27... Link; Embed; Email. Copy. Close. Link to this video.

[4/23/2014|21:3]. Car stuck under semi-truck cause traffic congestion - 9NEWS.com
[Wednesday] Car stuck under semi-truck cause traffic congestion 9NEWS.com Car stuck under semi-truck cause traffic congestion. A semi-truck and car got into a crash that left the car looking significantly damaged. 9NEWS at 7 a.m. 04/23/14. Nicholas Goda, KUSA 8:56 a.m. MDT April 23, 2014. semi crash on Havana. A car is ...

[4/23/2014|20:12]. 18-wheeler crashes on Interstate 85 - WYFF Greenville
[Wednesday] 18-wheeler crashes on Interstate 85 WYFF Greenville An 18-wheeler crashed and went off the side of Interstate 85 Wednesday afternoon, and injuries are reported in connection to the wreck. The Highway Patrol said the wreck is at mile marker 27, which is near Highway 81. A medical helicopter was called to ...

[4/23/2014|20:1]. Passenger in Dayton Car Crash Dies; Second Teen in Critical Cond - KTVN ... - KTVN
[Wednesday] UPDATE: Two Confirmed Dead after Accident on US 50 KOLO

[4/23/2014|19:55]. Manure truck accident sends two to the hospital - WRGB
[Wednesday] Galway driver cited after Charlton manure truck accident The Saratogian

[4/23/2014|19:9]. Semi Truck Accident Injures 3 Workers In Fix 50 Area - CBS Local
[Wednesday] Workers Injured After Semi-Truck Incident at Fix 50 Construction Site KFBK

[4/23/2014|18:50]. Bridge closed after truck accident; truck fell through it - WTOV Steubenville
[Wednesday] Bridge closed after truck accident; truck fell through it WTOV Steubenville JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio-- One person was transported to the hospital following a truck accident along County Road 53 near township road 218 in Jefferson County around 9 a.m. Wednesday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident involved a ...

[4/23/2014|15:49]. WB 10 Freeway In Pomona Reopens After Crash Causes Truck To Spill Gravel ... - CBS Local
[Wednesday] WB 10 Freeway In Pomona Reopens After Crash Causes Truck To Spill Gravel ... CBS Local POMONA (CBSLA.com) — The westbound 10 Freeway was shut down for more than four hours Wednesday morning after a trailer overturned, spilling rocks and gravel across the road. A crash involving the truck and a black Mitsubishi Eclipse took place ...

[4/23/2014|14:30]. Truck driver pleads to lesser charges in fatal crash - WFMZ Allentown
[Wednesday] DA drops charges in Hilltown trash-truck death; driver not on cell The Intelligencer

[4/23/2014|12:52]. CPD: Serious accident involving dump truck on Percival Road Wednesday ... - The State
[Wednesday] CPD: Serious accident involving dump truck on Percival Road Wednesday ... The State According to the tweet, the accident, which happened about 6:30 a.m. involves a dump truck. In a later report, police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said the dump truck appeared to have turned left in front of an oncoming vehicle, which was traveling ...

[4/23/2014|9:15]. 18-wheeler dangles from I-10 after crash - KLTV
[Wednesday] 18-wheeler crash and fire shuts down I-10 East Bayoubuzz

[4/23/2014|0:15]. Attorney Thomas J. Henry Reacts to GM Bankruptcy Shield Maneuver - PR Newswire (press release)
[Wednesday] Attorney Thomas J. Henry Reacts to GM Bankruptcy Shield Maneuver PR Newswire (press release) The firm specializes in wrongful death, on the job injury, child injury, pharmaceutical litigation, product liability, catastrophic injury, and company vehicle and 18-wheeler accident cases. The firm was recently recognized by the National Law Journal ...

[4/22/2014|21:51]. Two 18-year-olds dead in Dayton-area crash - Reno Gazette Journal
[Tuesday] Two 18-year-olds dead in Dayton-area crash Reno Gazette Journal The Nevada Highway Patrol released this photograph of an accident on U.S. 50 east of Dayton where two people were trapped in a car underneath a big truck. (Photo: Nevada Highway Patrol). 6:33 p.m. update. Two 18-year-olds involved in Tuesday's ...

[4/22/2014|19:50]. All lanes on I-40 in Haywood reopened after truck wreck - Asheville Citizen-Times
[Tuesday] All lanes on I-40 in Haywood reopened after truck wreck Asheville Citizen-Times All lanes are back open on Interstate 40 in Haywood County following a tractor-trailer accident Monday. An overturned tanker snarled I-40 traffic in both directions for hours Monday near Cold Springs Creek Road, and one westbound lane remained closed ...

[4/22/2014|15:41]. Semi Truck Crashes Into Former Kent County Daycare - Fox17
[Tuesday] Semi Truck Crashes Into Former Kent County Daycare Fox17 (April 22, 2014) – Wyoming Police are the scene of a crash after a semi truck went into a building Tuesday morning. It happened near the intersection of 44th Street and Byron Center SW at around 11:00 a.m.. Pictures from a FOX 17 crew at the scene show ...

[4/22/2014|15:36]. All lanes now open after 18-wheeler wreck on I-10 - WBRZ
[Tuesday] All lanes now open after 18-wheeler wreck on I-10 WBRZ BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now in open on I-10 East near the I-10/I-110 split after it had been shutdown for nearly four hours following an accident involving an 18-wheeler. The truck came to a stop hanging over the edge of the roadway. Fuel was ...

[4/22/2014|14:36]. All lanes now open after 18-wheeler wreck on I-10 - WBRZ
[Tuesday] All lanes now open after 18-wheeler wreck on I-10 WBRZ BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now in open on I-10 East near the I-10/I-110 split after it had been shutdown for nearly four hours following an accident involving an 18-wheeler. The truck came to a stop hanging over the edge of the roadway. Fuel was ...

[4/22/2014|14:12]. US 68 reopened in Trigg County after semi truck crash - KFVS
[Tuesday] US 68 reopened in Trigg County after semi truck crash KFVS TRIGG COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. US 68 is now open near the intersection with KY 1175 in Trigg County after a semi truck crash Tuesday morning. According to Keith Todd with KYTC, the crash involved a semi truck and a vehicle. No word at this time regarding a ...

[4/22/2014|13:36]. Names released in fatal crash in Gray - WCYB
[Tuesday] Names released in fatal crash in Gray WCYB The sheriff says 49-year-old Jerry Dugger of Bluff City was killed in the crash when he pulled the Nissan pick-up he was driving into the path of a cement truck. His passenger 20-year-old Dalton Wilson of Bluff City is in the hospital with what is ...

[4/22/2014|12:49]. I-10 eastbound closed in Baton Rouge near Mississippi River Bridge - The Times-Picayune
[Tuesday] 18-wheeler dangles from I-10 after crash KLTV

[4/22/2014|12:19]. Investigators identify dump truck driver killed in Hanover crash - wtvr.com
[Tuesday] Fatal Dump Truck Crash Closes Part of Route 54 in Hanover WRIC

[4/22/2014|11:22]. 18-wheeler accident halts traffic on I-10 East - WBRZ
[Tuesday] 18-wheeler accident halts traffic on I-10 East WBRZ BATON ROUGE - DOTD says I-10 East is shutdown near Washington St. following an accident involving and 18-wheeler. The truck is hanging over the edge of the roadway. Fuel was leaking from the big rig to the street below. Fire officials, hazmat teams and ...

[4/22/2014|10:35]. I-40E lanes in NC reopen after chemical truck crash; one westbound lane ... - WATE-TV
[Tuesday] I-40E lanes in NC reopen after chemical truck crash; one westbound lane ... WATE-TV I-40E lanes in N.C. reopen after chemical truck crash; one westbound lane remains closed. Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014 3:49 PM EDT. Latest HeadlinesMore>> · Tennessee man arrested attempting to sell stolen panties · Tennessee man arrested ...

[4/21/2014|23:30]. 18-wheeler accident shuts down Highway 281 interchange - KGBT-TV
[Monday] 18-wheeler accident shuts down Highway 281 interchange KGBT-TV 18-wheeler accident shuts down Highway 281 interchange. by Elizabeth Espinosa. Posted: 04.21.2014 at 6:24 PM. Updated: 04.21.2014 at 7:35 PM. Elizabeth Espinosa. Elizabeth is a Digital Content Producer for Action 4 News. read more » · Friend Elizabeth ...

[4/21/2014|23:9]. 18-wheeler driver strikes tree, dies in crash on Greenwell Springs Road - The Times-Picayune
[Monday] 18-wheeler driver strikes tree, dies in crash on Greenwell Springs Road The Times-Picayune A 22-year-old man died just before 9 a.m. Monday after his 18-wheeler truck entered into a ditch on Greenwell Springs Road, became airbone and then struck a tree, according to Jared Sandifer, a spokesperson for the Louisiana State Police Troop A.

[4/21/2014|20:2]. Big rig crashes, catches fire on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
[Monday] Big rig crashes, catches fire 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 ...

[4/21/2014|13:48]. Ramp from Peachtree Industrial to I-285 reopens after log truck wreck - Atlanta Journal Constitution
[Monday] Ramp from Peachtree Industrial to I-285 reopens after log truck wreck Atlanta Journal Constitution Authorities have reopened a north side interstate ramp blocked by a predawn truck wreck, but a south side interstate shut down by a fatal wreck remains closed, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. On the south side, College Park ...

[4/21/2014|12:39]. Man killed when motorcycle collides with 18-wheeler - WAPT Jackson
[Monday] Man killed when motorcycle collides with 18-wheeler WAPT Jackson ... ON I-220 YESTERDAY, BRITTANY MABERRY IS RECOVERING BACK AT HOME. BRYAN EGERSON IS AT U-M-C -- IN STABLE CONDITION. Family and friends are mourning the death of a motorcyclist killed in a wreck with an 18-wheeler. Dreyfus Cagins.

[4/21/2014|10:31]. Motorcyclist killed in crash with 18-wheeler - Knoe.com
[Monday] Motorcyclist killed in crash with 18-wheeler Knoe.com RICHLAND, Miss. (AP) - Rankin County Coroner Jimmy Roberts say a motorcyclist has died after crashing into the side of an 18-wheeler. Roberts identified the rider as 35-year-old Dreyfus Cagins of Byram. He says Cagins died at the scene of blunt force ...

[4/21/2014|2:16]. Big rig driver who investigators say caused deadly wreck on Hwy. 290 will face ... - abc13.com
[Monday] Big rig driver who investigators say caused deadly wreck on Hwy. 290 will face ... abc13.com ShareThis via email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The 18-wheeler driver who investigators say caused a multi-vehicle wreck on Highway 290 Friday that killed a child and injured several others will face charges.

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

[4/18/2014|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|8:31]. Student Struggles to Recount Fatal Truck-Bus Crash - ABC News
[Friday] In 911 calls, victims recount fiery FedEx truck crash Memphis Commercial Appeal

[4/18/2014|0:15]. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Prepares to Petition NHTSA to Add "Park It ... - PR Newswire (press release)
[Friday] Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Prepares to Petition NHTSA to Add "Park It ... PR Newswire (press release) The firm specializes in wrongful death, on the job injury, child injury, pharmaceutical litigation, product liability, catastrophic injury and company vehicle and 18-wheeler accident cases. The firm was recently recognized by the National Law 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|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|12:31]. 18-wheeler accident spills fuel on North Freeway - KPRC Houston
[Wednesday] 18-wheeler accident spills fuel on North Freeway KPRC Houston An accident involving an 18-wheeler slowed traffic to a crawl in north Houston Wednesday morning. According to Harris County Sheriff's Office, a car cut off the 18-wheeler around 2 a.m., sending the vehicle into plastic barriers at North Freeway and ...

[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 BIRCH RUN, MI — Northbound Interstate 75 and Southbound Interstate 75, near the 136 mile marker have been reopened following a crash, Saginaw County Central Dispatch reports. Southbound Interstate 75 previously was reduced to one lane and ...

[4/11/2014|20:49]. 1 dead in motorcycle, semi-truck crash - WOODTV.com
[Friday] Motorcyclist dead after collision with semi-truck in Byron Township The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

[4/11/2014|17:46]. Investigation under way in fiery bus, semi-truck crash north of Orland - Daily Democrat
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[4/11/2014|4:6]. Answers sought after fiery Calif. wreck kills 10 - USA TODAY
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[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|12:41]. 1 dead in fiery 18-wheeler crash on Hwy 290 - KPRC Houston
[Tuesday] 1 dead in fiery 18-wheeler crash on Hwy 290 KPRC Houston NOW BACK TO THAT BREAKING NEWS, AN WHEELER EXPLOSION AND FIRE. ONE PERSON WAS KILLED IN THAT ACCIDENT. TRAFFIC IS BACKED UP NOW, COULD BE UNTIL NOON WHEN THEY THINK THE FREEWAY WILL FINALLY REOPEN.

[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.

[4/1/2014|19:16]. Investigators determining if citations needed in Jeep, semi truck crash - The Ann Arbor News
[Tuesday] Driver survives after Jeep pinned under semi in Van Buren Township WXYZ

[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 ...

[3/27/2014|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 ...

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