Category Archives: Truck Crash

Tractor Trailer Hits Police Car

tractor trailer hits police car

LAKE COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — An Indiana State Police trooper and semi driver were injured when a semi lost control and jack-knifed into the trooper’s police car Preliminary investigation by Sergeant Dwayne Dillahunty showed at approximately 11:10 p.m., yesterday, November 12, 2018, evening, Trooper Zachary Huston was on the outer shoulder covering a single vehicle crash on I-80/94 west bound

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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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Semi Crash Kills Cattle On Oregon’s I-84

NORTH POWDER, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) Oregon State Police and emergency personnel are investigating of a single vehicle semi truck crash on I-84 near milepost 284 westbound. A commercial motor vehicle hauling cattle has struck a guardrail and flipped over on Interstate 84 – 2 miles west of North Powder. The operator sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased

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Truck Falls 80 Feet From South Florida Overpass, Driver Dies

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A 2006 Kenworth Truck pulling a 53-foot trailer failed to negotiate the curve from from Florida’s Turnpike on to I-595, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The truck collided with the concrete barrier wall and fell off the of the elevated ramp. Investigators say the truck and trailer landed in a grassy area, on its roof,

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NY Limo Crash Leads To Warning From National Transportation Safety Organization

TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The limousine driver who died Sunday when he crashed into an SUV in New York, leaving 20 dead, shouldn’t have been behind the wheel. The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a national transportation safety organization, says the fact that driver Scott Lisnicchia didn’t have a Commercial Drivers License means that he was risking his life —

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Semi Driver Falls Asleep While Driving, Crashes Into Center Barrier

WALLACE, IDAHO (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Idaho State Police) — On October 6th, 2018, at 06:21 am, the Idaho State Police responded to a semi truck crash on I90 at milepost 62, near Wallace, Idaho. Terry Rinkes, 56, of John Day, Oregon, was traveling eastbound in a 2017 International Tractor, pulling a utility trailer when he fell asleep behind the wheel and

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