Category Archives: Fatal Truck Crash

Driver Rear Ends Semi, Dies

BATON ROUGE, LA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Louisiana State Police ) — Shortly before 2:00 am on September 19, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 10 westbound west of LA 73 in Ascension Parish.  The crash took the life of 51-year-old Dean Critten of Marrero. The initial investigation by State Police

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Logging Truck Driver Dies In Oregon Crash

  YAMHILL COUNTY, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) —  On September 7, 2018 at approximately 5:00 P.M.  Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a log truck that had run off the road on Hwy 22 W near mile post 20. Investigation reveals that a 1992 Peterbilt truck, operated by Ronald Lee TAYLOR (81) of La Grande,

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Pickup, Semi Collide In Indiana, Man Dies

MARSHALL COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Monday morning, around 9:30 a.m., Indiana State Police investigated a fatal crash between a pickup and a semi that occurred in the northbound driving lane of US 31 just north of 11th Road. Preliminary investigation by Senior Trooper Ben Ennis shows that a white 1995 Kenworth driven by Randall Grabowski, age 49

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Oregon State Police Investigate Fatal Tractor Trailer Crash

BAKER COUNTY, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) — Sunday, August 12, at approximately 8p, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on I-84 one mile from Baker City near mile post 307. Investigation revealed that a 2016 Ford Van, operated by Stavr Plasari (36) from Glen Ellyn, IL. was westbound on I-84

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Safety Advocates React To Deadly Nevada Semi Crash

LAS VEGAS, NV (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Trucking safety advocates are calling on truck drivers and trucking companies to ensure that sleepy drivers are not behind the wheel following a deadly crash near Las Vegas. Two men were killed in a Toyota Corolla when the car was struck by a semi-truck driver who police say admitted to “drowsy driving.” Michael Leizerman, a

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Tractor Trailer Driver Dies In Semi Crash, Fire

CLARK COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg responded to a crash Monday evening involving a semi-tractor and trailer on Interstate #65 South at the 19 Mile Marker, (closest town Henryville). When officers arrived they found the semi-tractor and trailer fully engulfed in fire with the driver trapped inside. The

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