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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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[5/27/2015|4:22]... Con-way Freight donates truck to Manchester Fire Department

[Wednesday] Capt. Jeff Foulke, an instructor for the program, said the tractor truck will be used in every possible accident scenario from setting it on fire, to turning it on its side. The two-day program happens twice a year and firefighters come from all over the ...

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[5/27/2015|4:14]... TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews clearing debris on I-20 EB near mile marker 3

[Wednesday] AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) --- Crews are clearing the debris left behind by an early morning accident on I-20 eastbound near mile marker 3. An 18-wheeler was involved in an accident with a tree around 4:30 a.m. Authorities shut down a lane, slowing down ...

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[5/27/2015|4:6]... UPDATE: One dead following serious-injury accident in New Baltimore

[Wednesday] A 36-year-old Algonac man is confirmed dead following a serious-injury accident involving a pickup truck and smaller car Friday morning in New Baltimore. Police Chief Tim Wiley said more details will be available after the Memorial Day weekend; however ...

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[5/27/2015|3:12]... Tanker Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes On Stretch Of PA Turnpike

[Wednesday] BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) — The westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between the Delaware Valley and Bensalem exits are closed off after an incident involving a tanker truck carrying diesel fuel early this morning. The incident happened a little ...

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[5/26/2015|18:59]... Box truck crash prompts Sig Alert on NB I-15

[Tuesday] SAN DIEGO – A rollover crash involving a semi truck prompted a Sig Alert to be issued Tuesday evening in Carmel Mountain Ranch. The accident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on northbound Interstate 15, just south of Camino del Norte, according to ...

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[5/26/2015|17:36]... Rollover accident shut down a part of I-37

[Tuesday] A portion of I-37 near the harbor bridge has reopened following a rollover accident Tuesday morning.An 18-wheeler was coming off the Harbor Bridge and entering I-37 when it rolled onto its side.Officers believe the load the truck was carrying shifted ...

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[5/26/2015|16:54]... Truck versus median crash backs up traffic in both directions on I-70 at Peoria

[Tuesday] DENVER — A dump truck versus concrete median crash backed up traffic in both directions on I-70 at Peoria Street in Denver Tuesday afternoon. I-70 was backed up for miles each direction. I-25 was impacted as well. Denver Police said nobody was hurt.

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[5/26/2015|16:52]... I-70 truck crash at Peoria jams traffic

[Tuesday] Flood Warning issued May 25 at 1:06PM MDT expiring May 26 at 9:00PM MDT in effect for: Pueblo Flood Warning issued May 23 at 7:50AM MDT expiring May 27 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Otero Flood Warning issued May 22 at 8:58PM MDT expiring May 25 at 12:00AM ...

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[5/26/2015|16:5]... Dump truck catches fire after crash in Bellingham

[Tuesday] Washington State Patrol says a driver has minor injuries after a dump truck crash and fire. A dump truck driver has minor injuries after careening off Interstate 5 in Bellingham and then jumping out of his truck before it caught fire. The driver was ...

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[5/26/2015|13:6]... Mississippi Corrections Officer Killed in Crash

[Tuesday] Sgt. Iris Smith died on impact when the van she was driving collided with the back of an 18-wheeler. A veteran officer with the Mississippi Department of Corrections was killed in a crash Monday afternoon. Sgt. Iris Smith died on impact when the MDOC van ...

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[5/26/2015|10:30]... Mississippi correctional officer killed in crash while working

[Tuesday] The Mississippi Department of Corrections said one of its officers was killed in a traffic accident while helping escort an inmate ... died Monday when the prison van she was driving hit the back of an 18-wheeler on U.S. 49 in Hattiesburg.

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[5/26/2015|9:34]... Monday wreck victim identified

[Tuesday] JACKSON — A veteran correctional officer killed Monday afternoon in an automobile accident was helping to escort an inmate ... van she was driving collided with the back of an 18-wheeler at JM Tatum Industrial Drive on U.S. 49 in Hattiesburg.

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[5/26/2015|9:9]... 3 Gang Members In Stolen Truck Wreck Into McCallie Avenue Building After Police Chase

[Tuesday] Police said three validated gang members were in a stolen pickup truck that led police on a chase and wrecked into a building on McCallie Avenue late Monday night. The Chattanooga Police Department was conducting stationary radar at the 3000 block of ...

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[5/26/2015|8:19]... Truck accident knocks out power near Gray Highway

[Tuesday] A truck accident knocked out power for many businesses along the Gray Highway in East Macon Tuesday morning. It happened near the U-Haul at 770 Gray Highway, where two semi-tractor trailer trucks apparently collided. The accident knocked down a power line.

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[5/26/2015|7:9]... Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Adds Catastrophic Bus Accidents to Their Initiative Focused on Ensuring Innocent Victims of a Semi Truck or…

[Tuesday] WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is the best branded source in the nation for innocent victims of a catastrophic accident involving a semi truck, commercial vehicle, and they are now offering to help bus ...

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[5/26/2015|1:0]... Charlotte Pastor, Wife Lose Newborn Child Days After Their 2-Year-Old Son Dies in Tragic Crash

[Tuesday] The couple’s newborn son died on Monday, two days after a car accident claimed the life of their eldest son, WCNC-TV reported. Gentry and Hadley Eddings were driving home to Charlotte as part of a caravan on Saturday when a truck struck the vehicle ...

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[5/25/2015|9:48]... 1 dead, 3 injured as 18-wheeler truck crashes on SLEX

[Monday] A porter was killed and three others were injured when an 18-wheeler cargo truck crashed on the South Luzon Expressway on Monday afternoon after a sudden downpour made the road slippery. The accident happened at kilometer 34 on the northbound side of SLEX ...

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[5/24/2015|6:49]... Truck driver at fault of crash that killed 10 in California, officials say

[Sunday] LOS ANGELES – Michael Myvett proposed to his college sweetheart on bended knee in front of the Louvre museum in Paris. Four months later, the pair died in a fiery head-on collision between a FedEx semi-truck and a bus that killed eight others in ...

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[5/23/2015|18:19]... 18-wheeler full of cardboard overturns on busy highway

[Saturday] The driver of the 18-wheeler lost control and was uninjured during the accident, according to Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny Hernandez. The Department of Public Safety responded to the scene around 12 p.m. The accident shut down part of the ...

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[5/22/2015|15:45]... 18-Wheeler Wreck Shuts Down U.S. 380 in Denton County for Hours

[Friday] Authorities said an 18-wheeler was involved in a multivehicle wreck that shut down U.S. 380 in Denton County for several hours early Friday morning. Both directions of U.S. 380 were closed near North Potter Shop Road in Crossroads after the 18-wheeler with ...

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[5/22/2015|15:16]... Driver taken to hospital after wreck with parked 18-wheeler

[Friday] One person was taken to the hospital after a wreck with an 18-wheeler near Carolina Forest. A car was found under a docked Food Lion 18-wheeler at a local grocery store, according to Brian VanAernam with Horry County Fire Rescue.

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[5/22/2015|6:29]... Mother, 4-year-old daughter killed in wreck with 18-wheeler

[Friday] (AP) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed a mother and daughter from Gautier were killed after an 18-wheeler hit their car outside of ... Benjamin Seibert says the accident occurred in the westbound lane of Interstate 10. Seibert says when Johnson ...

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[5/21/2015|9:7]... Mother, 4-year-old daughter killed in Jackson County wreck involving 18-wheeler

[Thursday] JACKSON COUNTY -- Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Benjamin Seibert confirmed a mother and daughter from Gautier were killed Wednesday morning after an 18-wheeler hit their car. Ashton Elizabeth Johnson, 27, and Kinsey Johnson, 4, died after an 18-wheeler ...

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[5/21/2015|8:2]... UPDATE: Deadly Accident Involving 18 Wheeler, Van, Wheelchair

[Thursday] UPDATE: Musician Frank Barham was traveling by wheelchair to Savannah when he was struck and killed in the Effingham County/Screven County line accident involving an tractor-trailer. He was wheeling from Atlanta to Savannah, 30 miles daily, to raise ...

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[5/20/2015|15:37]... Puppy saved in fatal semi crash returning to victim’s family

[Wednesday] STAFF PHOTO/GABRIELLE ENRIGHT More News Headlines 11 common dreams and what they mean Brother's request to friend with Down syndrome makes mom cry Must-see video ... troopers investigating the crash that killed semi-truck driver Robert Major, 36, said ...

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[5/20/2015|14:18]... BREAKING: Deadly Accident Involving 18 Wheeler

[Wednesday] Georgia State Patrol and Sheriff's deputies from two counties are working on a deadly accident involving an 18 wheeler. It happened late Wednesday afternoon on Highway 21 near the Effingham County/Screven County line. News 3 has learned that at least one ...

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[5/20/2015|5:44]... Motorists frustrated after another 18-wheeler crash into Pontchartrain Expressway

[Wednesday] A major artery into the city was closed for nearly 10 hours Tuesday after an 18-wheeler crashed into the Pontchartrain Expressway bridge. It happened around 11 a.m. when the driver of the semi attempted to make a left turn onto Carondelet Street off the U ...

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[5/20/2015|1:0]... 911 Call - Two dead after woman steals ambulance, crashes into semi-truck south of Bakersfield

[Wednesday] ... call leading up to the fatal crash between a stolen Ambulance and semi-truck Frazier Park on May 13. 23ABC News has obtained the 911 calls leading up to the crash. Watch the video above. According to investigators, paramedics with Hall Ambulance ...

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[5/19/2015|12:50]... Dump truck, 18-wheeler crash in Flora

[Tuesday] Our crew is on the scene of a crash in Flora involving an 18-wheeler and a dump truck. The crash happened when the 18-wheeler was trying to make a turn on highway 18 west and the dump truck was heading north. The driver of the dump truck was taken to the ...

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[5/19/2015|5:51]... Part of NC 211 shut down after 18-wheeler crashes, overturns

[Tuesday] BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies and fire crews are on the scene where a tractor-trailer and car crashed early this morning, shutting down part of Highway 211 near Bolivia. Brunswick County dispatchers say the call came in around 7:15 a.m. They say ...

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[5/18/2015|16:42]... Man Killed in 18-Wheeler Accident Near Ben Bolt

[Monday] An accident involving two 18-wheelers and two other vehicles left one man dead. Investigators say the driver of an 18-wheeler was killed when he slammed into the guardrail on US 281 near Ben Bolt after trying to avoid debris in the roadway. A second big ...

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[5/17/2015|12:29]... Why you should never assume a dashcam proves your innocence

[Sunday] The truck driver in this video seems to think his innocence is assured by the ... Suffice it to say I understand the multitude of differences between driving a semi truck and driving a car, and I appreciate in a way few non-truckers do the way cars ...

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[5/16/2015|20:5]... Bicyclists dies in crash with semi-truck

[Saturday] Bicyclists dies in crash with semi-truck A bicyclist part of the Davis Double Century ride died in a crash with a semi-truck in Dixon on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1Ho14FF

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[5/16/2015|16:56]... I-10 reopens following crash involving 18-wheeler; one person injured

[Saturday] UPDATE: The eastbound lanes of I-10 at Hamshire Road have been reopened following an crash involving an 18-wheeler, according to the Department of Public Safety. A DPS official say one person was injured and transported to CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth.

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[5/15/2015|19:36]... Surveillance video of deadly Calif. ambulance crash released

[Friday] FRAZIER PARK, Calif. — Surveillance video has been released showing the moments of the deadly crash involving a stolen ambulance and a semi-truck in Frazier Park. The driver of the semi-truck and a woman who stole the ambulance were killed instantly.

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[5/14/2015|18:14]... Surveillance video released of deadly Frazier Park ambulance crash

[Thursday] Surveillance video has been released showing the moments of the deadly crash involving a stolen ambulance and a semi-truck in Frazier Park. The driver of the semi-truck and a woman who stole the ambulance were killed instantly. The crash happened Wednesday ...

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[1/19/2015|15:54]... Home video shows semi-truck nearly miss car in highway crash

[Monday] NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A new video on YouTube appears to show a semi-trailer truck nearly miss another driver before crashing across lanes. The video was uploaded by YouTube user MrLegolize Monday, and according to the video’s title, the crash ...

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[1/13/2015|18:31]... Semi-truck's video records Michigan I-94 crash

[Tuesday] PAW PAW, MI --Michigan State Police have released a video taken from a semi-truck that was traveling on eastbound I-94 during Friday's deadly pileup near Galesburg. The video shows the driver slowing to a stop in time to avoid the pileup, and another semi ...

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[8/2/2013|17:0]... Explosive semi-truck accident caught on dash camera

[Friday] August 3, 2013, 12:05 AM |A passing truck driver captured this dramatic video of semi-truck's explosive crash on I-74 in Decatur County, Indiana. Police say the truck driver swerved off the interstate to avoid a car drifting into his lane. Then the truck ...

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