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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.

Leading Causes Of Accidents:

Distracted Drivers, Rear End Collisions, Left Turn Violations, Running Red Lights and Stop Signs, Failure to Yield, 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 MOST IMPORTANT SAFE DRIVING RULE FOR DRIVERS. 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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[1/28/2015|17:35]..Truck accident closes Routes 1&9 in Rahway
[Wednesday] A portion of Routes 1&9 between East Grand Avenue and East Milton Avenue in Rahway was closed Wednesday.

[1/28/2015|17:28]. Police: SUV driver was speeding before crash with ODOT truck - newsnet5.com
[Wednesday] Police: SUV driver was speeding before crash with ODOT truck
newsnet5.com
WICKLIFFE - A fatal crash closed the on-ramp from E. 305th to Route 2 Wednesday morning. Wickliffe Police Chief Randy Ice said they were called to the scene just after 3:30 a.m. for a report that an SUV rear-ended an ODOT truck. Firefighters worked for ...

[1/28/2015|17:2]..1 killed after 4 trucks crash on Highway 41 in Fresno County
[Wednesday] Highway 41 has reopened after an accident involving two Foster Farms trucks, a fuel tanker, and a pickup truck.

[1/28/2015|14:47]..Northbound HWY 41 closed at Central Ave after 4 trucks crash
[Wednesday] The accident involved two Foster Farms trucks, a fuel tanker, and a pickup truck.

[1/28/2015|2:22]. Clintwood man killed after water tanker truck crash in Dickenson County - WJHL
[Wednesday] Clintwood man killed after water tanker truck crash in Dickenson County
WJHL
DICKENSON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) - A Clintwood Virginia man died Tuesday morning when the water tanker truck he was driving ran off the road and rolled down a hillside. It happened just before noon on Wampler Ridge Road in Dickenson County, a private ...

[1/28/2015|2:19]. Man, 81, Critically Hurt In Crash Involving Car, 18-Wheeler - KWTX
[Wednesday] Man, 81, Critically Hurt In Crash Involving Car, 18-Wheeler
KWTX
WHITNEY (January 27, 2015) Joseph Miller, 81, of Fort Worth was flown by helicopter to Parkland Hospital in Dallas in critical condition Tuesday afternoon following a collision between his small four-door car and an 18-wheeler at a Highway intersection ...

[1/28/2015|0:33]..West Oakland: Driver dead after two-car wreck
[Wednesday] The driver of a car was killed and a truck driver was injured when the vehicles collided in West Oakland on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

[1/28/2015|0:6]..Truck Hauling Bricks Overturns In Cordova
[Wednesday] A messy scene in Cordova after a truck carrying bricks overturns on Walnut Grove Rd. Tuesday.

[1/27/2015|23:2]..18-Wheeler Accident in Florence Now Cleared
[Tuesday] Officials tell us the 18-wheeler accident in Florence has now been cleared.

[1/27/2015|21:17]. I-75 closed northbound at Clark due to semi-truck and car accident - MyFox Detroit
[Tuesday] Car Ends Up Under Semi In Fatal I-75 Accident CBS Local

[1/27/2015|21:15]. Suspects in custody after stolen truck wrecks - KCTV Kansas City
[Tuesday] Suspects in custody after stolen truck wrecks
KCTV Kansas City
The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday near East Meyer Boulevard and U.S Highway 71. Police began following the pickup near East 72nd and Olive streets after seeing one of the men get out of a stolen car and into the stolen pickup.

[1/27/2015|21:9]..I-75 northbound lanes reopen at Clark in Detroit
[Tuesday] The northbound lanes of I-75 at Clark in Detroit have reopened after an accident.

[1/27/2015|18:52]..18 Wheeler Flipped Over At Walnut Grove And Germantown Parkway
[Tuesday] An 18 wheeler carrying bricks may have flipped onto its side. The driver was rescued by the Memphis Fire Department.

[1/27/2015|18:52]. 1 seriously injured in triple semitruck crash - ActionNewsJax.com
[Tuesday] 1 seriously injured in triple semitruck crash
ActionNewsJax.com
Three trucks crashed on Interstate 95 north just after 5 a.m. Tuesday and blocked all northbound lanes near mile marker 319. St. Johns Fire Rescue Department arrived at the scene and found a person trapped in the cab of one of the trucks. He was ...

[1/27/2015|18:37]. Truck wreck blocked highway most of Monday near Brinnon; driver OK - Port Townsend Leader
[Tuesday] Truck wreck blocked highway most of Monday near Brinnon; driver OK
Port Townsend Leader
The driver of a southbound semi-truck lost control on U.S. Highway 101 early Monday morning, Jan. 26. His cab ended up off the road, while the empty container trailer blocked the highway. The driver had minor injuries; the accident caused traffic ...

[1/27/2015|18:29]. Name Released In Fatal Lumber Truck Accident - WCHS-TV8
[Tuesday] Name Released In Fatal Lumber Truck Accident
WCHS-TV8
UPDATED:Wednesday, January 21, 2015 CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston Mayor Danny Jones said Wednesday at a news conference that Police Lt. Shawn Williams, embroiled in a controversy over racially insensitive videos, needed to leave the ...

[1/27/2015|18:0]. DPS Releases New Information About City Trash Truck Accident - EverythingLubbock.com
[Tuesday] Man seriously hurt in wreck with sanitation truck MYfoxLUBBOCK.COM

[1/27/2015|17:57]. The Legalities of Big Truck Accidents - FOX10 News
[Tuesday] The Legalities of Big Truck Accidents
FOX10 News
With millions of big trucks on the road, the risk of being involved in an accident with one is as great as ever. David Greene joins us on Greene and Phillips to answer some important legal questions.

[1/27/2015|17:48]. Oregon State Police search for semi-truck driver involved in fatal crash in Salem - OregonLive.com
[Tuesday] KATU


[1/27/2015|16:59]. VDOT Snow Plow Involved In Accident On Route 522 In Powhatan - WRIC
[Tuesday] VDOT truck involved in Powhatan accident WWBT NBC12 News

[1/27/2015|16:38]. VDOT snow plow runs off road and slams into tree - wtvr.com
[Tuesday] VDOT truck crashes while spreading sand on Maidens Road in Powhatan Richmond.com

[1/27/2015|14:54]..Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down traffic in Florence
[Tuesday] An overturned 18-wheeler shut down Main Street in Florence Tuesday morning. The wreck happened about 8 a.m., forcing police to close Main Street at Church Street. The driver told police he was hauling wood chips to Coon Farms in Byram when a rear trailer tire got stuck in a ditch, causing the truck and trailer to flip over. Crews were working to unload the truck and clean up fuel that spilled ...

[1/27/2015|14:36]..Overturned 18-wheeler causes traffic back up in Natchez
[Tuesday] Natchez police confirm that the truck rolled over at around 6:15 am.

[1/27/2015|13:47]..18-Wheeler Accident in Florence
[Tuesday] Florence Police respond to an 18-wheeler accident in Rankin County. It happened on Main Street just past the library near Meadows Cove around 6:30 Tuesday morning.

[1/27/2015|11:14]..One Man Killed in Crash on Frontage Road
[Tuesday] One man is dead after a two-vehicle crash on Frontage Road west of Belgrade Monday evening. According to Montana Highway Patrol, the accident was reported around 6:10 p.m. at the intersection of Bullrush Avenue and Frontage Road. The male victim was attempting to turn east onto Frontage Road and was struck by a vehicle on the driver's side door. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were ...

[1/27/2015|5:47]. FedEx truck wreck leaves thousands without power in Cleveland - KHOU
[Tuesday] Thousands lose power in Cleveland after crash Chron.com

[1/27/2015|1:23]..Stolen Tow Truck Could Lead To More Stolen Vehicles
[Tuesday] Property stolen from a local company could mean more stolen cars. A local towing company says one of their new trucks was stolen sometime between Saturday night and Monday morning. 

[1/27/2015|0:16]. Semi truck accident sends 3 to hospital in eastern Boulder County - Boulder Daily Camera
[Tuesday] Semi truck accident sends 3 to hospital in eastern Boulder County
Boulder Daily Camera
At least three people were transported to area hospitals on Monday morning following a traffic accident involving a semi truck and four cars on Colo. 52 in eastern Boulder County. No one was killed in the scary-looking crash, officials say. The ...

[1/26/2015|23:24]..US-23 in Livingston Co. reopens after crash
[Monday] Southbound US-23 has reopened after being shut down because of a serious crash after M-36 near Livingston County Monday night.

[1/26/2015|23:18]..Thousands lose power in Cleveland after crash
[Monday] Power was knocked out for a large section of Liberty County on Monday after a truck accident.

[1/26/2015|21:29]. 18-wheeler crash stalls traffic - The Democrat
[Monday] 18-wheeler crash stalls traffic
The Democrat
The entry ramp onto I-55 North in Senatobia remains shut down as authorities work to clear up a crash involving an 18-wheeler. According to Senatobia Fire Chief Gary Copeland, the crash occurred around 1 p.m. when the truck went off the right side of ...

[1/26/2015|19:43]. Two Cleveland police officers injured in crash with semi-truck - fox8.com
[Monday] Two Cleveland police officers injured in crash with semi-truck
fox8.com
CLEVELAND- Two Cleveland police officers were injured in a crash involving a semi-truck and a cruiser on Monday, a police spokeswoman said. The crash happened at East 152nd Street and Darwin Avenue in Cleveland. Both officers were taken to ...

[1/26/2015|19:39]..Tuscaloosa trash truck involved in downtown accident
[Monday] A downtown collision between and SUV and a city trash truck sent both drivers to the hospital Monday. Sgt. Brent Blankley, spokesman for the Tuscaloosa Police Department, said the wreck at the intersection of 28th Avenue and Seventh Street occurred when the driver of a Ford Explorer ran the westbound stop sign Seventh Street and struck the Tuscaloosa Department of Environmental Service's trash ...

[1/26/2015|17:55]..Truck driver dies in fiery accident on Interstate 10 in Fontana on Monday morning
[Monday] The driver of a refrigerated semi truck died in a fiery traffic accident on Interstate 10 in Fontana on Monday morning, Jan. 26, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

[1/26/2015|17:10]..Semi truck accident sends 3 to hospital in eastern Boulder County
[Monday] At least three people were transported to area hospitals on Monday morning following a traffic accident involving a semi truck and four cars on Colo. 52 in eastern Boulder County. No one was killed in the scary-looking crash, officials say.

[1/26/2015|17:8]..Interstate 20 reopens after 18-wheeler wreck in Van Zandt County
[Monday] Highway patrol officials say two 18-wheelers collided after one rear-ended the other and and caught on fire. 

[1/26/2015|17:2]. Interstate 20 reopens after 18-wheeler wreck in Van Zandt County - KTRE
[Monday] I-20 eastbound lanes in Van Zandt Co. reopen after 18-wheeler fire KETK

[1/26/2015|16:54]. Phoenix police:17-year-old in stolen truck caused crash - azcentral.com
[Monday] Phoenix police:17-year-old in stolen truck caused crash
azcentral.com
Phoenix police detained a 17-year-old girl at a West Valley hospital late Sunday night after officers said she was driving a stolen truck that ran a red light and collided with a car carrying a family of five. The wreck left a 7-year-old girl in ...

[1/26/2015|16:26]..Wreck blocks Interstate 20 traffic in Van Zandt County after 18-wheeler overturns
[Monday] Highway patrol officials say two 18-wheelers collided after one rear-ended the other and and caught on fire. 

[1/26/2015|16:15]. Interstate 20/59 east: 18-wheeler overturns in Tuscaloosa construction zone - AL.com
[Monday] 1 lane open on I-20/59 near Tuscaloosa FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

[1/26/2015|16:11]..18-wheeler overturns, wreck slowing traffic on Interstate 20 in Van Zandt
[Monday] Highway patrol officials say two 18-wheelers collided after one rear-ended the other and and caught on fire. 

[1/26/2015|15:7]..1 lane open on I-20/59 near Tuscaloosa
[Monday] State troopers have opened the left lane of I-20/59 northbound between exit 76 and 79, an area that was shut down overnight Sunday and into Monday morning due to a tractor trailer wreck.

[1/26/2015|13:33]..Motorcyclist injured in wreck this morning on U.S. 17
[Monday] A motorcyle driver was airlifted to the Medical University Hospital this morning after a wreck involving a truck on U.S. Highway 17.

[1/26/2015|12:22]..I-59 NB shut down near Tuscaloosa
[Monday] State troopers have shut down I-59 northbound from exit 76 to exit 79 near Tuscaloosa due to an 18-wheeler wreck that happened Sunday night.

[1/25/2015|22:3]..5 killed in Alabama highway crash involving pickup truck and SUV
[Sunday] CLANTON | Five people were killed when a pickup truck collided with an SUV in a crash on a Chilton County highway, authorities said. The Saturday wreck shut down Highway 22 near Clanton for several hours as authorities investigated the cause. The pickup truck had tried to pass another vehicle on Highway 92 when it slammed into an SUV in the opposite lane around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, authorities ...

[1/25/2015|2:8]. Montebello semi-truck crash causes power outage - KABC-TV
[Sunday] Montebello semi-truck crash causes power outage
KABC-TV
Montebello firefighters and Southern California Edison crews respond to the scene of a semi-truck collision near Telegraph Road Saturday, Jan. ... A semi-truck crashed into a power pole and sheared off a fire hydrant in Montebello Saturday afternoon.

[1/24/2015|16:33]..Two killed on Sam Houston Parkway after slamming into 18-wheeler
[Saturday] Two people were killed early Saturday when a Chevrolet Impala slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler truck towing a flatbed trailer on the East Sam Houston Parkway North feeder road near Tidwell Road, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. The driver of the rig had stopped looking for an address at about 3 a.m. when the wreck occurred. The occupants of the Impala have not been identified ...

[1/24/2015|0:19]. Troopers investigate fire truck accident in Cabarrus Co. - WSOC Charlotte
[Saturday] Troopers investigate fire truck accident in Cabarrus Co.
WSOC Charlotte
Police were on scene after an accident involving an Odell Volunteer Fire Department fire truck late Friday afternoon on Shiloh Church Road in Cabarrus County, authorities said. A witness who lives near the scene at Kingsview Drive said the fire truck ...

[1/22/2015|22:32]. Residents say logging truck accident "has been a long time coming" - Knoe.com
[Thursday] Residents say logging truck accident "has been a long time coming"
Knoe.com
Many residents on Hwy. 143 saw this day coming, when an 18 wheeler going too fast would have an accident. Rebecca Keys was the lady that car was struck by the lumber truck heading south on Hwy. 143. Key's sisters say she managed to leave the scene ...

[1/22/2015|22:23]. Big rig accident snarls rush hour traffic at Loop 410 and I-35 - mySanAntonio.com
[Thursday] Big rig accident snarls rush hour traffic at Loop 410 and I-35
mySanAntonio.com
SAN ANTONIO – An 18-wheeler carrying produce crashed Thursday morning on the Northeast Side, causing authorities to close down the interchange of Loop 410 and Interstate 35 for most of the day. Authorities at the scene initially said crews would need ...

[1/22/2015|17:16]..5 Things a Truck Accident Lawyer Can Do (That You Probably Can't)
[Thursday] One Washington man somehow escaped with not just his life, but also without serious injuries last week when his vehicle was pinned between the trailers of two semi-trucks in a 26-car pileup on Interstate 84 in Oregon.

[1/22/2015|16:51]. I-64 reopens after cattle truck wreck closed interstate - Evening News and Tribune
[Thursday] I-64 reopens after cattle truck wreck closed interstate
Evening News and Tribune
He drove into the median, flipping the truck on its side. Between 20 and 30 animals were killed in the crash. Animal control said one was hit and killed by another tractor-trailer immediately after the accident. About nine of them are believed to have ...

[1/22/2015|15:0]..Tucson, AZ | Continuous News and Weather
[Thursday] (WCAU)- A salt truck overturned during a three-vehicle wreck with a big rig along a South Jersey highway Thursday morning.

[1/22/2015|14:50]. 1 killed in crash involving car and 18-wheeler - MiamiHerald.com
[Thursday] 1 killed in crash involving car and 18-wheeler
MiamiHerald.com
A tractor-trailer and a car collided at a major Northwest Miami-Dade intersection Thursday morning, paralyzing traffic for hours. The crash happened at Northwest 79th Street and 22nd Avenue. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured, but the female ...

[1/21/2015|20:48]. 18-wheeler carrying tomatoes catches fire on I-10 E at Dell Dale - KPRC Houston
[Wednesday] 18-wheeler carrying tomatoes catches fire on I-10 E at Dell Dale
KPRC Houston
SO THERE IT IS RIGHT BEHIND ME, THE SHELDON ROAD EXIT MAY BE BLOCKED BECAUSE OF THIS SINGLE VEHICLE WRECK. YOU'VE HEARD JENNIFER REPORT ON IT THROUGHOUT THE MORNING, 18-WHEELER CRASHED AROUND 11:30 ...

[1/21/2015|19:49]..Motorist films near miss with semi on New Jersey black ice
[Wednesday] Ben Hooper PLAINSBORO TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A motorist on the New Jersey turnpike captured cellphone video of a semi truck crash that nearly took out the driver's car.

[1/21/2015|16:24]. Drivers in car, 18-wheeler crash identified - Tyler Morning Telegraph
[Wednesday] Drivers in car, 18-wheeler crash identified
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Loud explosions rocked the area near Loop 49 and Old Jacksonville Highway Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer and a Honda Accord collided, killing one and setting an 18-wheeler on fire. It was the first fatality accident on Loop 49 since the first ...

[1/21/2015|14:31]. SCHP: Lane opens after being blocked with 18 wheeler accident - WYFF Greenville
[Wednesday] SCHP: Lane opens after being blocked with 18 wheeler accident
WYFF Greenville
SCHP: Lane opens after being blocked with 18 wheeler accident. UPDATED 9:19 AM EST Jan 21, 2015. NEXT STORY. Homeowner tells officers that he fatally shot an intruder. Text Size: ASmall Text; AMedium Text; ALarge Text. Pine Ridge Court wreck.

[1/20/2015|14:55]..Update: Victims' names released in Tuesday's tractor trailer explosion on Loop 49
[Tuesday] An accident involving a car and an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer truck which reportedly exploded west of the intersection of Old Jacksonville Highway and Loop 49 has resulted in at least one fatality, according to firefighters on the scene

[1/20/2015|14:43]. Name released of man killed in 18-wheeler crash on Loop 49 - KETK
[Tuesday] Driver lost control of car before crash with 18-wheeler Tyler Morning Telegraph

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