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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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[8/1/2015|21:4]... 4 people killed, 1 seriously injured in car crash in Iberia Parish

[Saturday] Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 4 people were killed in a car crash on Hwy. 90 /Lewis Street at its ...

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[8/1/2015|20:58]... Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results

[Saturday] The four-door Super Crew version of the 2015 F-150 got top ratings in all five of the crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For now, it is the only full-size truck on the market with the institute's "Top Safety Pick" rating.

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[8/1/2015|20:40]... Train crashes into 18 wheeler in Douglasville

[Saturday] A train accident has closed several blocks of Broad Street in Douglasville, officials said Saturday. The accident involved a semi truck and a train carrying a load of other vehicles. Five blocks of Broad Street are closed at the scene of the accident.

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[8/1/2015|20:39]... Section of Flowing Wells Road closed down after car accident

[Saturday] Saturday, August 1, 2015 COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) - Columbia County Dispatch confirms there is a single vehicle accident on Flowing Wells Road. The call came in at 9:06 Saturday night. Dispatch says no injuries or entrapment has been reported.

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[8/1/2015|19:16]... Semi Truck Accident Causes NB Lane Closure On I-35 Near Norman

[Saturday] The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one northbound lane of I-35 just south of Norman is closed due to an accident involving two semi-trucks. According to the OHP, the accident is located just south of State Highway 9 west of mile marker 105. Crews are working ...

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[8/1/2015|19:5]... Coach gives update on 4 Aggie football players hurt in crash

[Saturday] CFB Preview: Updates on 4 Aggie football players injured in car accident Coach gives update on 4 Aggie football players injured in car accident LAS VEGAS — Most of the talk at Mountain West media days was on the upcoming season. But at the forefront of ...

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[8/1/2015|18:10]... Tanker truck crash sparks brush fire near Cle Elum

[Saturday] CLE ELUM, Wash. - Crews rushed to contain a brush fire after two trucks collided on State Route 970, sparking a quick-spreading fire shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Trooper Wright with the Washington State Patrol said a tanker truck full of fuel ...

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[8/1/2015|17:18]... Accident victim crawls for hours to get help

[Saturday] GODFREY, IL (KPLR) – A car accident in Godfrey Illinois leaves a man in serious condition. The victim according to police had sped up and drove his car off a dead end street, went airborne and rolled in a corn field. The victim crawled free of the ...

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[8/1/2015|15:58]... Death toll in Mexico truck accident rises to 28

[Saturday] Mexico City, Aug 1 (EFE).- The death toll from an accident in which a dump truck slammed into a group of religious pilgrims in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas has risen to 28, local authorities said. Vicente Perez, mayor of the town of Mazapil ...

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[8/1/2015|15:47]... Long Beach Bridge Reopens After Fiery Fatal Crash

[Saturday] The Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach reopened to traffic in both directions Saturday afternoon following a fatal car crash allegedly caused by a wrong-way driver. Shortly after 7 a.m., Good Samaritans ran in panic to free a driver trapped in a burning ...

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[8/1/2015|15:46]... 18-wheeler overturns on Hwy. 168 in Boaz

[Saturday] An overturned 18-wheeler caused traffic delays in Boaz Saturday afternoon. A viewer sent us a photo of the remains of the truck, the bed of which could be seen laying upside-down at a 90-degree angle from the cab, which was on its side. The wreck happened ...

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[8/1/2015|14:15]... Man hospitalized following SUV-truck crash

[Saturday] LOCKPORT - A 22-year-old male was in critical condition Friday after getting into an accident with a commercial Budweiser truck on Transit Road. The identity of the male has not yet been released. First responders from the Wendelville Volunteer Fire Co ...

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[8/1/2015|13:34]... Car crash causes small brush fire in Cajon Pass; 2 injured

[Saturday] Two people were injured, including a California Highway Patrol officer, as a brush fire broke out in the Cajon Pass after a car crash Saturday afternoon. San Bernardino County firefighters responded to the northbound 15 Freeway, just south of the 138 ...

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[7/31/2015|17:10]... 18-wheeler involved in fiery crash

[Friday] A fiery crash involving an 18-wheeler has closed part of Interstate 20. It happened around 6:00 this evening on the eastbound side just outside of Arcadia near mile marker 57. Currently both eastbound lanes are closed while crews clear the site.. Louisiana ...

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[7/31/2015|9:39]... Car vs truck wreck claims the life of 1 person

[Friday] Police tell WAAY31 that a person was killed in a wreck involving a truck and a car in Toney on Friday Evening. According to Authorities, 22-year-old Jackson Morgan Blair, of Toney, was killed when the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving collided with a ...

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[7/31/2015|9:29]... 43 remain hospitalized in Mexico after deadly truck crash

[Friday] MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities say 43 people remain hospitalized two days after a runaway truck plowed into a procession of Roman Catholic celebrants, killing 27 people in central Mexico. The country's Health Department reports that 10 of the injured are ...

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[7/31/2015|7:49]... Driver of 18-wheeler dies after crashing into the median

[Friday] This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. A fatal accident involving an 18-wheeler occurred on I-20 near Monkhouse Drive and I-220 last night around 11:32 p.m. An off duty nurse stopped to perform CPR before the paramedics ...

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[7/31/2015|7:26]... 18-wheeler crash kills one

[Friday] A man driving an 18-wheeler was killed last night when he wrecked his rig on Interstate 20 in Shreveport. The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday on I-20 between Monkhouse Drive and Interstate 220. Police report the truck drove into the median ...

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[7/31/2015|1:55]... Driver killed in 18-wheeler crash on I-20 near Monkhouse Dr.

[Friday] The driver of an 18-wheeler died in a crash on Interstate 20 in west Shreveport late Thursday night. It happened around 11:30 p.m. on I-20 between Monkhouse Drive and I-220. According to police on the scene, the big rig was heading westbound when it went ...

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[7/31/2015|1:0]... Truck wreck backs up traffic in Dellslow

[Friday] DELLSLOW -- Two trucks collided Friday morning, July 31, after one blew a tire along W.Va. 7. Traffic was backed up for hours as emergency officials responded to the scene. Jason Pell, of Pell Trucking in Masontown, said he blew a tire, causing him to lose ...

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[7/30/2015|23:28]... Pilgrims die in Mexico truck crash

[Thursday] More than 20 people have been killed by an out-of-control dump truck in north-central Mexico. Paul Chapman reports. U.S.

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[7/30/2015|22:53]... Fire truck crash victim to get $15M settlement from Alhambra, Monterey Park

[Thursday] MONTEREY PARK >> A 53-year-old father who lost his right leg after a crash sent a fire truck careening into a restaurant last year is poised to receive a $15 million settlement from Alhambra and Monterey Park, according to court documents. As Kenneth Thai ...

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[7/30/2015|20:31]... LIVE: 18-wheeler tire blows out, crashes into home on US 190

[Thursday] There could be a lot more garbage trucks headed to St. Landry Parish if a proposed landfill expansion moves forward. There could be a lot more garbage trucks headed to St. Landry Parish if a proposed landfill expansion moves forward. Deputies are on the ...

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[7/30/2015|16:12]... Gates were working properly at site of Addison train-truck crash, CN says

[Thursday] Freight train rams into mail-carrying semi at Addison rail crossing. A semitruck transporting mail from a west suburban processing facility to local post offices was split in half Thursday morning when it was struck by a freight train at a rail crossing in ...

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[7/30/2015|15:18]... 2 injured, including child after 18-wheeler crashes into house along US 190

[Thursday] Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Viewer submitted photo courtesy: Cindy Barron Two people, including a ...

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[7/30/2015|7:6]... Witness: 18-wheeler, car and truck all involved in crash

[Thursday] Lanes of an Upstate highway reopened Wednesday after a crash blocked the highway for hours, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol board. The crash was reported just after 2 p.m. on Highway 25 in Greenwood County. The wreck was not cleared ...

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[7/29/2015|17:30]... DPS Investigating Cause of 18-Wheeler Accident Near Rockport

[Wednesday] The driver of a pickup truck was rushed to a hospital late Wednesday morning following a collision with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 near Rockport. Department of Public Safety troopers are still investigating the accident to determine who was at fault.

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[7/29/2015|14:23]... Major 18-wheeler accident on IH-37 in Atascosa County

[Wednesday] Interstate 37 in Atascosa County is completely shut down due to a major accident. The accident was reported just after 3 p.m. in Campbellton at mile marker 88. The Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward said two 18 wheelers collided. One one the 18-wheelers ...

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[7/28/2015|4:56]... Watch this crazy video of a semi-truck’s record-breaking jump

[Tuesday] “I drove a semi-truck 166 feet in the air ... Tanner Godfrey, who has been paraplegic since 18 following a motocross race accident, wrote on Instagram: “This jump was more than just to break a record for me. It was to show people that life ...

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[7/28/2015|2:23]... I-17 lanes reopen at Dixileta after deadly crash

[Tuesday] Southbound lanes of Interstate 17 are reopening at Dixileta Drive following a morning crash that left two people dead ... “For an unknown reason, the van came over and hit the rear of the semi truck," Case said. Three people were in the van.

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[7/28/2015|1:0]... Semi Truck Jumps 166 Feet To Shatter World Record: Video

[Tuesday] And while we can imagine that the lack of prestige matters to some, the fact that decent video of a semi truck jumping 166 feet even exists is enough for us. ALSO SEE: Porsche 918 Spyder Driver Showing Off Crashes In Car Park: Video The man behind the ...

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[7/28/2015|1:0]... PSA: The semi truck jumping record now stands at 166 feet

[Tuesday] There's something incredibly unsettling but undeniably thrilling about seeing a semi truck flying through the air ... simply makes a delicate arc through the air until the big rig crashes back to Earth on all of its wheels. Godfrey also released a short ...

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[7/27/2015|8:11]... DPS: 2 killed in crash on Interstate 17/Dixileta

[Monday] The Department of Public Safety said a crash involving a semi-truck and a vehicle is blocking all lanes, except the HOV lane at Interstate 17 and Dixileta Drive. Air15 video showed a van into into the back of semi-truck off on the shoulder. DPS confirms ...

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[7/25/2015|17:19]... 18-Wheeler Accident In North Abilene Sends One To Hospital

[Saturday] An Abilene woman is in the hospital after she was involved in a wreck with an 18-wheeler in North Abilene Saturday, around noon. The accident occurred at the intersection of Arnold and Stamford. The woman, who was driving an SUV was t-boned by an 18 ...

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[7/24/2015|14:8]... Guilford's 'American Idol' winner releases first music video

[Friday] The video features a group of carefree friends ... One person is dead after a crash involving a semi truck and a tractor in Perry County, Ill. on Friday around 10 a.m. One person is dead after a crash involving a semi truck and a tractor in Perry County ...

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[7/23/2015|13:55]... Semi-truck fire causes closures on I-70

[Thursday] Eastbound I-70 is open, but the right lane remains closed for accident cleanup ... 9NEWS viewer Ryan Norton sent this video showing flames shooting from a semi-truck on Interstate 70.

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[7/23/2015|12:49]... UPDATE: 1 dead in 18-wheeler crash on US 59

[Thursday] One person died in an 18-wheeler accident on U.S. Highway 59 Wednesday. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Montgomery County Hospital District received multiple reports of a motor vehicle incident involving an 18-wheeler and a passenger car on the southbound main ...

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[7/23/2015|10:26]... Now You See It: Semi truck crash causes close call with first responders

[Thursday] (CNN Newsource) A semi truck crashed into a fire truck on the ... "This is our biggest fear when we're at a crash scene," said Kim Montes, Florida Highway Patrol. The dashcam video from Saturday shows debris flying from a fire truck parked just off camera ...

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[7/23/2015|8:43]... 18-wheeler slams into 2 cars, victim extricated by Jaws of Life

[Thursday] An 18-wheeler slammed into two vehicles closing all main lanes of the 610 North Loop westbound at the Hardy Toll Road. A white pickup truck with a man driving was stalled, broken down, in the moving right westbound lane on the 610 North Loop. The man was ...

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[7/23/2015|6:8]... Fatal crash near Ritzville

[Thursday] colliding head on with a semi-truck which pushed the car into a ditch. The crash happened around 5:45pm just east of the Teleford rest area.>> SPOKANE, Wash.--"I managed to get off work," said Garet Simpson, a local hopeful Macklemore music video extra.

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