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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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[9/22/2014|13:52]. Crews clear scene of bus, truck crash on Milwaukee's south side - TMJ4
[Monday] Crews clear scene of bus, truck crash on Milwaukee's south side TMJ4 MILWAUKEE -- Crews were on the scene of a school bus and semi-truck accident on Milwaukee's south side Monday morning. The two vehicles crashed around 7 a.m. Monday near S. 13th St. and W. Layton Ave. According to our reporter on scene, there ...

[9/22/2014|13:47]. Troopers looking into I-95 crash - First Coast News
[Monday] Troopers looking into I-95 crash First Coast News A Toyota pickup driven by Mark Ulbricht was heading north on the entrance ramp from Old St. Augustine to I-95 about 10:30 a.m. when the pickup lost control and veered across the lanes, clipping a Chevrolet SUV in the outside lane and hitting a semi ...

[9/22/2014|13:28]..Pittsburg: Driver OK after truck flips following crash on Highway 4
[Monday] The driver of a pickup truck suffered only minor injuries after colliding with a car on a highway and flipping over onto a frontage road, the California Highway Patrol said.

[9/22/2014|11:29]..1 dead, 5 injured in major crash on SW Side
[Monday] A major accident that involved two vehicles and an 18-wheeler has killed one person and sent several others, including children, to the hospital. Officials with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said the driver of a van lost control on the northbound lanes of I-35 near Shepherd Road around 3:30 a.m. Monday. The van struck a guardrail and the driver over-corrected into the path of the oncoming 18 ...

[9/22/2014|2:21]..Police unit involved in Gilmer wreck
[Monday] Police and fire crews are on the scene of a wreck involving a police truck. The incident occurred at the intersection of Highway 271 and Highway 154 in Gilmer. 

[9/22/2014|1:28]..Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down lanes on I-59 in Trussville
[Monday] Sunday afternoon, an overturned 18-wheeler shutdown parts of I-59 in Trussville. Bat. Chief Nate Hopper with the Trussville Fire and Rescue says the incident happened around 2:30PM Sunday. According to Hopper, the 18-wheeler struck a pillar on the Chalkville Road Bridge at exit 141 and overturned. The driver of the struck was taken to UAB Hospital where he's listed in stable condition. The ...

[9/22/2014|1:25]..LAWRENCE: Some tow truck businesses balk at regulations
[Monday] Responding to tow truck drivers’ concerns, Township Council tabled a proposed ordinance that provides for the licensing and regulations of tow truck companies operating in Lawrence Township at its meeting last week.

[9/21/2014|23:33]..Evening News Sunday September 21, 2014
[Sunday] Evening News Sunday September 21, 2014.18 wheeler crash closes I 20/59 for several hours in TrussvilleSister was supposed to be watching 22 month old who died in Decatur baptistery.Former Auburn and Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas dies in Nashville crash.

[9/21/2014|23:7]. Truck Drops From Freeway Into Dave and Buster's Parking Lot - NBC 7 San Diego
[Sunday] Truck flies off WB I-8 to NB I-805 connector ramp, hits side of Dave & Buster ... 10News

[9/21/2014|23:7]..Orangeburg man dies in wreck
[Sunday] ST. MATTHEWS — An Orangeburg man died after his 2009 GMC pickup truck slammed into the rear of a 1999 Kenworth dump truck, according to Calhoun County Coroner Donnie Porth and South Carolina Highway Patrol Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly.

[9/21/2014|21:7]..18-wheeler overturned on I-59
[Sunday] The Alabama State Troopers are on the scene of a wreck involving an overturned 18-wheeler on Interstate 59 South near the Chalkville Road exit. Troopers are not saying what caused the wreck but say the

[9/21/2014|12:13]..Wrong-way driver on I-94 causes fatal crash, three others hurt in wreck
[Sunday] KENOSHA CO. (WITI) — Kenosha authorities and the Wisconsin State Patrol are investigating a fatal wrong-way crash that happened on I-94 early Sunday, September 21st. Three others were hurt in the wreck. Just before 1 a.m., a Wisconsin State Trooper spotted a white pickup truck driving southbound in the northbound lanes of I-94 near Highway […]

[9/21/2014|4:12]. Semi-Truck Leaking Fuel After 3-Vehicle Crash On Hancock Near Powers - KKTV 11 News
[Sunday] Semi-Truck Leaking Fuel After 3-Vehicle Crash On Hancock Near Powers KKTV 11 News Police and HAZMAT are on the scene of a three-vehicle crash on the southeast side of Colorado Springs. The crash was reportedly just before 1 p.m. in the area of Hancock and South Powers. It is involving two cars and a semi-truck; the semi is leaking ...

[9/20/2014|21:5]. 1 killed after Amtrak train hits truck, Longwood police say - WKMG Orlando
[Saturday] Clearwater man killed in crash with train near Orlando Tampabay.com

[9/20/2014|20:53]..Driver in critical condition after crash on Perimeter Highway
[Saturday] A driver in a motor vehicle collision Friday evening on the Perimeter Highway, one kilometre north of Portage Avenue, is in critical condition. RCMP say a semi truck not pulling a trailer lost control and hit another vehicle, a 2003 Audi, then rolled two or three times. The collision occurred

[9/20/2014|16:3]..1 killed as truck plows 4 bikes
[Saturday] A PUMPCRETE truck hit a concrete wall then plowed four motorcycles in Barangay Poblacion Oriental, Consolacion last Friday night, killing one and wounding two, including the truck driver. PO1 Raymond Lleve, traffic investigator of Consolacion Police Station, said the accident took place at 7:29 p.m.

[9/20/2014|5:22]. Truck driver injured in Carlisle County wreck - WPSD Local 6
[Saturday] Truck driver injured in Carlisle County wreck WPSD Local 6 ... Thomas Seabaugh of Springville, Tenn. was traveling north on U.S. 51 when the crash occurred. Seabaugh told police that he met a southbound truck that was traveling across the center line. Seabaugh said he swerved to avoid the truck and lost control.

[9/19/2014|22:34]..Wreck closes south highway 15 for hours
[Friday] A crash between an 18-wheeler and a 2.5 ton flatbed truck sent one driver to the hospital, and closed Highway 15 South for over four hours, Friday, September 19,

[9/19/2014|22:26]. Names Released Of Boone County Crash Victims - WCHS-TV8
[Friday] Four dead in Boone County wreck WCHS

[9/19/2014|21:39]..Johnstown man accused of stealing credit card from crash victim
[Friday] By: Maria Miller ADAMS TOWNSHIP, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. -- Police are calling it a despicable crime: A truck driver injured after a violent crash, stolen from by one of the first people on scene. Police said that man swiped a credit card from the driver's wallet when no one was looking and used it to rack up about a $1,000 worth of charges the same day. ...

[9/19/2014|20:52]. Watch video of Cleveland ladder truck wreck that brought criminal charges over ... - STATter911
[Friday] Watch video of Cleveland ladder truck wreck that brought criminal charges over ... STATter911 In late July we told you about the criminal charges against Cleveland Fire Department Captain Ron Vargo and firefighter Richard Nickerson who are accused of filing a false report in connection with a ladder truck wreck. Now the surveillance camera ...

[9/19/2014|20:45]. HAZMAT crew cleans up 18-wheeler wreck on I-10, SAFD says - KENS 5 TV
[Friday] HAZMAT crew cleans up 18-wheeler wreck on I-10, SAFD says KENS 5 TV SAN ANTONIO -- Traffic slowed down to a crawl on Interstate 10 Friday after a trucker plowed his 18-wheeler through a median. According to the San Antonio Fire Department, the trailer truck was heading eastbound on the interstate when the truck veered ...

[9/19/2014|20:10]. At Least One Trapped, Injured in Accident With Overturned Milk Truck - WHAG
[Friday] At Least One Trapped, Injured in Accident With Overturned Milk Truck WHAG The accident occurred on the 1300-block of Falling Spring Road near the intersection with Garman Drive. At least one person is reported trapped and injured after the truck overturned. A taxi cab that was also involved is stuck on the bridge over ...

[9/19/2014|18:3]..Two-truck accident closes section of Hwy. 15 south
[Friday] Both lanes of Highway 15 south will be blocked for a significant amount of time after a two truck accident Friday afternoon.

[9/19/2014|17:49]..I-20 back open after 18-wheelers crash in E. Texas, killing 2
[Friday] A section of I-20 westbound in east Texas is back open after a fire engulfed an 18-wheeler involved in a crash with another semi Friday morning, leaving two people dead.

[9/19/2014|16:53]..18-wheeler crash backs up traffic along Hwy 6 in Falls County
[Friday] Traffic was backed up for a time following an 18-wheeler crash on Hwy 6, near FM 147 in Marlin.

[9/19/2014|16:18]..Two dead, I-20 blocked after 18-wheelers crash in E. Texas
[Friday] Authorities tell us the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. just west of the Scottsville exit (Exit 628). That's about eight miles west of the Texas/Louisiana state line.

[9/19/2014|15:24]. Fatal 18-wheeler accident stalls traffic on I-10 East at Sjolander - KPRC Houston
[Friday] Fatal 18-wheeler accident stalls traffic on I-10 East at Sjolander KPRC Houston All main lanes of I-10 East at Sjolander were temporarily shut down Friday due to a fatal traffic accident. An 18-wheeler overturned in the inbound lanes shortly after 6 a.m., causing the freeway to be closed in both directions. Several alternate ...

[9/19/2014|14:54]..Deadly Early-Morning Crash Closes Down Part Of Texas Interstate
[Friday] Two people died early Friday in a fiery crash involving two 18-wheelers that shut down a stretch of a Texas interstate.

[9/19/2014|13:22]. Four dead in Boone County truck accident - Charleston Gazette
[Friday] West Virginia MetroNews

[9/19/2014|12:12]. Crash near Louisiana border leaves 2 dead, I-20 westbound blocked in East Texas - Dallas Morning News
[Friday] Crash near Louisiana border leaves 2 dead, I-20 westbound blocked in East Texas Dallas Morning News SCOTTSVILLE, Texas — Authorities say two people are dead and a section of Interstate 20 westbound in East Texas remains closed after a fire engulfed an 18-wheeler involved in a crash with a second tractor-trailer. Harrison County sheriff's deputies ...

[9/19/2014|12:10]..2 dead, I-20 westbound blocked near La. line
[Friday] SCOTTSVILLE — Authorities say two people are dead and a section of Interstate 20 westbound in East Texas remains closed after a fire engulfed an 18-wheeler involved in a crash with a second tractor-tr

[9/19/2014|11:22]..2 dead, I-20 westbound blocked in East Texas
[Friday] SCOTTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead and a section of Interstate 20 westbound in East Texas remains closed after a fire engulfed an 18-wheeler involved in a crash with a second tractor-trailer.

[9/19/2014|10:2]. Two dead, I-20 blocked after 18-wheelers crash in E. Texas - KSLA-TV
[Friday] Two dead, I-20 blocked after 18-wheelers crash in E. Texas KSLA-TV Authorities tell us the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. just west of the Scottsville exit (Exit 628). That's about eight miles west of the Texas/Louisiana state line.More >>. Authorities tell us the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. just west of the ...

[9/18/2014|18:57]. Scottsburg Bridge wreck leaves big truck hanging over the edge - The Register-Guard
[Thursday] Scottsburg Bridge wreck leaves big truck hanging over the edge The Register-Guard SCOTTSBURG — Highway 38 was blocked for several hours Thursday after a lumber truck crashed on the Scottsburg Bridge, spilling about 100 gallons of diesel fuel into the Umpqua River, state police said. The wreck happened shortly after 8 a.m., when an ...

[9/18/2014|18:56]. Tractor-trailer crosses median in fatal Maine Turnpike crash - Press Herald
[Thursday] Rhode Island woman dies in Maine Turnpike crash Houston Chronicle

[9/18/2014|18:7]..Car and dump truck collide on U.S. 17
[Thursday] The unidentified driver of a Mitsubishi Lancer takes a moment to reflect on the wreck she just had with a dump truck, before 1 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 17 in Bridgeton. The woman was transported to CarolinaEast Medical Center by EMS.

[9/18/2014|17:31]..The Danger of Forcing Truckers to Drive Sleep-Deprived Exposed
[Thursday] One trucker says many companies put unrelenting pressure on drivers to make sure loads are delivered on time.

[9/18/2014|14:47]. I-20 in DeKalb open in both directions after truck wreck - Atlanta Journal Constitution
[Thursday] Wreck blocks all eastbound, most westbound lanes of I-20 in DeKalb WSB Radio

[9/18/2014|12:35]. Man struck, killed in Malden garbage truck accident - WHDH-TV
[Thursday] Cyclist dead in Malden crash involving garbage truck My Fox Boston

[9/18/2014|5:9]..Fatal Car Crash Near Norris
[Thursday] One person is dead following a head-on collision in Madison County. The crash occurred shortly before 11 a.m. on Wednesday at mile marker 6.8 on Highway 84 near Norris.

[9/18/2014|2:1]. One person killed in recycling truck accident in Freedom - fox6now.com
[Thursday] One person killed in recycling truck accident in Freedom fox6now.com FREEDOM (AP) — Outagamie County Sheriff's authorities say one person has died in a recycling truck accident. The sheriff's department got a call about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 17th from a citizen in Freedom who saw a person pinned in the ...

[9/17/2014|22:47]..Car and dump truck collide on US 17
[Wednesday] The unidentified driver of a Mitsubishi Lancer takes a moment to reflect on the wreck she just had with a dump truck, before 1 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 17 in Bridgeton. The woman was transported to CarolinaEast Medical Center by EMS.

[9/17/2014|22:34]..18-wheeler rollover accident on Nacogdoches loop blocks traffic
[Wednesday] Emergency personnel are working to clear an 18-rollover accident that occurred on the Nacogdoches loop Wednesday afternoon.

[9/17/2014|18:23]. Truck firm faces paying millions in Amtrak crash - KRMG
[Wednesday] Truck firm faces paying millions in Amtrak crash KRMG FILE - In this June 24, 2011 file photo, burned Amtrak passenger cars are left after the train was struck by a semitrailer near Fallon, Nev. A federal jury in Reno on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 awarded $4.5 million to Amtrak and $210,777 to Union ...

[9/17/2014|18:18]..Overnight I-40 accident leaves 18-wheeler overturned
[Wednesday] WEST MADISON COUNTY -- An overnight accident has left an 18-wheeler overturned near Exit 74 on Interstate 40. The truck flipped onto its side into the median about 2 a.m. No injuries were reported.

[9/17/2014|16:29]..Rock From 18-Wheeler Strikes, Kills Texas Woman
[Wednesday] A woman died when she was struck by a rock that flew off a semitrailer during an accident on a Texas highway.

[9/17/2014|15:34]..Pleasant Hill man killed in wreck involving log truck
[Wednesday] A Pleasant Hill man was killed in a wreck involving a log truck Wednesday morning.

[9/17/2014|12:52]..18-Wheeler Crash in Bastrop County Kills 1
[Wednesday] A Tuesday wreck at U.S. 290 and Highway 21 in Bastrop County caused an 18-wheeler to spill a load of rocks on both the east and westbound lanes of 290, killing one person.

[9/17/2014|7:57]..No one hurt as truck, train collide in Mansfield
[Wednesday] A low-speed crash involving a CSX locomotive and a tractor-trailer truck partially loaded with building and cleaning supplies occurred in Mansfield at the junction of Francis Avenue and Maple Street early Tuesday afternoon. Nobody was injured.

[9/17/2014|0:3]. One dead in Bastrop County 18-wheeler crash - KVUE
[Wednesday] DPS releases identity of woman killed in Paige crash Austin American-Statesman

[9/16/2014|16:42]..Truck fire closes I-35 in Lancaster
[Tuesday] An 18-wheeler fire closed northbound lanes on Interstate 35 in Lancaster for most of the day Tuesday.

[9/16/2014|16:10]..Train vs.18-wheeler accident in Palmetto
[Tuesday] A train accident involving an 18-wheeler in the Palmetto the incident took place at the intersection of Hwy. 360 & Hwy. 10 Tuesday.

[9/16/2014|15:50]. UPDATE: All lanes of I-40 now open after tractor-trailer crash in Forsyth Co. - myfox8.com
[Tuesday] UPDATE: All lanes of I-40 now open after tractor-trailer crash in Forsyth Co. myfox8.com The accident was reported around 4 a.m. when a van spun out and crashed on I-40 eastbound. The first FedEx truck driver pulled over to assist. A short time later, a second FedEx truck was also traveling in the left lane, swerved to miss the wreck and ...

[9/15/2014|21:5]..Single Truck Accident Kills 1 Teen, Leaves 7 Injured in Supply
[Monday] An investigation is under way to determine if any charges will be filed in a car wreck that killed a Brunswick County teenager and injured seven others.

[9/15/2014|18:37]. FedEx worker dies in Missouri accident - fox4kc.com
[Monday] FedEx worker dies in Missouri accident fox4kc.com PARKVILLE, Mo. — A FedEx worker who died after being pinned by his delivery vehicle on Friday has been identified as 52-year-old Charles L. Sims. According to police, Sims' truck pinned him against a house. He was taken to a hospital where he later ...

[9/15/2014|17:5]..Police ID victim of fatal wreck on I-35
[Monday] The victim of a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler and an SUV on Saturday has been identified as 33-year-old Christopher Paul Porter, police said.

[9/15/2014|16:1]. Investigation into fatal FedEx truck accident reveals possible brake defect - KMBC Kansas City
[Monday] Investigation into fatal FedEx truck accident reveals possible brake defect KMBC Kansas City PLATTE CO., Mo. —The Platte County Sheriff's Office says an investigation into the accident that killed a FedEx truck driver revealed a possible defect with the delivery truck's braking system. FedEx worker crushed to death while making delivery ...

[9/15/2014|15:50]. Accident closes Evelyn Gandy exit ramps, delays traffic - WDAM-TV
[Monday] Accident closes Evelyn Gandy exit ramps, delays traffic WDAM-TV PETAL, MS (WDAM) -. Portions of the Evelyn Gandy Parkway and the south bound lane of Highway 59 were closed on Monday September 15, due to an 18-wheeler accident. The call came in around 10:15 a.m. The truck was heading east on the Gandy ...

[9/15/2014|9:43]. Semi-truck driver killed in fiery crash on Interstate 95 - WESH Orlando
[Monday] Semi-truck driver killed in fiery crash on Interstate 95 WESH Orlando Semi-truck driver killed in fiery crash on Interstate 95. UPDATED 12:02 AM EDT Sep 14, 2014. Tweet · Next Video: Foul-mouthed Barbie angers buyer. post a comment. A fiery pileup of vehicles has closed Interstate 95 at Garden Street in Mims. Tweet · Pin It.

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