Category Archives: Fatal Truck Crash

FATAL TESLA CRASH: Safety Experts Say Autopilot Is Marketing, Doesn’t Exist

DELRAY BEACH, FL (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The South Florida Tesla crash that left one man dead Friday is leading noted Truck Accident Attorneys Joe Fried and Michael Leizerman to assert that autopilot doesn’t mean a driver can drive without paying attention. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and the National Transportation Safety Board both say say they are investigating whether the

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Two Die In Louisiana Tractor Trailer Crash

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: LSPD) — Tuesday morning (February 19, 2019), at approximately 6:30 am, Louisiana State Police Troop B investigated a double fatality crash on US 61 north at N. Atlanta Street.  The crash claimed the lives of 24-year-old German Mejia and 22-year-old Michael Medrano, both of Kenner, LA. Preliminary investigation revealed that Mejia was driving a 2008

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Semi Driver Fails To Slow, Causes Fatal Crash

SEYMOUR, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — The Indiana State Police Wednesday responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-65 Southbound near the 54 mile marker in Jackson County that claimed the life of three people in two separate vehicles. The initial investigation by Trp. Matt Holley, Indiana State Police-Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team indicated that I-65 Southbound was slow in

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Louisiana Woman Killed In Crash With Dump Truck

VACHERIE, LA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Louisiana State Police) –Shortly after 6:30 this morning (Wednesday, January 23, 2019), Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop C began investigating a two-vehicle fatality crash on LA 3127 at LA 3213. The crash took the life of 51-year-old Toneka Terry. The preliminary investigation revealed Terry was traveling south on LA 3213 in a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

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Teen On School Bus Killed In Crash With Truck

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MARSHALL COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — A crash on US 31 between an Eastern Pulaski Community School bus and a straight truck has claimed the life of a teenage boy. At approximately 9:06 a.m., on December 5, 2018, Indiana State Troopers and Marshall County Deputies responded to calls of a crash between a school bus and a truck on northbound US 31, just

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Woman Killed In Tractor Trailer Wreck

PRINCETON, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — At approximately 10:04 this morning a two vehicle crash on US 41 at C.R. 100 West claimed the life of a Haubstadt woman. Preliminary investigation revealed that Thomas Lee Sowders, 65, of Owensboro, KY, was driving a 2004 Peterbilt tractor-trailer northwest on US 41 approaching C.R. 100 West. Elena Williams, 45, of

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