The driver of a cement truck was traveling on Interstate 10 at around 7:30 a.m. when one of his tires failed and he lost control of his vehicle. The cement truck rolled over and the driver was thrown from the truck. Hw was airlifted to a hospital to treat his injuries.
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.
At about 8 a.m. on the Wrens Highway/Highway 17 near the intersection of Quail Farm Road, a car drifted into the path of a tractor trailer, killing the car driver.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Breunca Taylor of Parsons died Wednesday after losing control of her vehicle while driving on U.S. 400 in wet conditions about seven miles west of Fredonia.
A tanker carrying approximately 11,500 gallons of fuel tipped over around 11 p.m. Tuesday and the Bourne Bridge did not reopen until about 9:30 Wednesday morning. The driver, Thomas Medeiros, was treated for minor injuries.
Around 4 p.m. officers in Fort Wayne responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a truck that was hauling pigs. The pigs somehow managed to escape from the truck, forcing the road to be closed for several hours while authorities rounded up the animals.
A car driver was killed Tuesday morning after failing to yield to a large gravel truck at Maricopa County Highway 85 and Jackrabbit Road south of Interstate 10 in Buckeye.
At around 3:13 a.m. Sunday, Momodu I. Bello of Fort Washington was driving a red 2015 Volkswagen Passat very fast in the 3400 block of Eastern Avenue NE when he smashed into a parked tractor-trailer.
At around 1:05 p.m. a large truck carrying gravel tipped over, landing on an occupied car. Lindsey Combs, the 32-year-old-woman inside the car died at the scene, and authorities are not sure if there were other occupants. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
A lumber truck overturned jest before noon on New Bridgeville Road in Chanceford Township. Crews are working to remove the logs, but in the mean time traffic is advised to find another route. No word on any injuries.