Truck Accident

Trucks are heavier than cars, and although they are a small percentage of the total number of accidents on the road, the increased mass means that many accidents involving trucks cause a great deal of damage.
Accident Date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014
Area: 
Tulsa, OK
The truck driver was taken to a hospital in critical condition for treatment of burns. The driver told police he blacked out, and when he regained consciousness he was being pulled out of the truck.
Accident Date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014
According to the local Sheriff's Office, a 2002 Mitsubishi Mirage crashed into the back of a flatbed tractor trailer just before the on-ramp from Watt Road. The tractor trailer was in traffic that had stopped because of a stalled vehicle.
Accident Date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014
The victim died after being flown to Desert Regional Medical Center. Police do not believe that drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.
Accident Date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014
The driver and a passenger in the dump truck, a 37-year-old man and 24-year-old man respectively, were both seriously injured and taken to Hillcrest Hospital.
Accident Date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014
Many of the pigs were injured and about half of them died. The driver was taking the pigs from Valley View Pork in Walkerville to Cassopolis. Newaygo County Undersheriff, Brian Boyd, said, "We've had volunteers show up, the farm has actually sent us several livestock trailers, we
Accident Date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014
The truck driver wasn't injured. The roadway will briefly be closed so the chickens could be removed. According to area officials, 18-wheelers often pass through carrying large numbers of chickens to a nearby farm.
Accident Date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014
Joshua Mejia was driving a Penn Stater Hotel van when he crashed into a concrete barrier. The van burst into flames, and he was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Accident Date: 
Mon, 09/29/2014
One woman was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Troopers estimate it could take as long as 7 hours to clear the scene from the debris and the truck contents, which was carrying animal feed at the time of the wreck.
Accident Date: 
Mon, 09/29/2014
Two people were killed and one was critically injured Monday after a Fed Ex Ground delivery truck crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a car head-on on state Route 3 in Granby.
Accident Date: 
Mon, 09/29/2014
Stephens, of Plymouth, was flown to Toledo St. Vincent's Hospital. The driver of the dump truck, Johnny Seitz, 48, of Galion, was transported to Galion Community Hospital with minor injuries.   

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