Category Archives: Truck Crash

Semi Fire On I-70 Snarls Traffic

CLAY COUNTY, IN (TuckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Indiana State Police and Posey Township Fire Department Monday morning responded to a tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 70 eastbound near the 17 mile marker.   Preliminary investigation revealed a 2016 Kenworth tractor, pulling a box trailer full of Tyson chicken from Springdale, Arkansas, was being driven by a 47-year-old Michael J.

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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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Several Injured In Church Bus Crash

LAKE COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — A driver of a church bus drove up and onto an earth embankment on the Indiana Toll Road causing passengers on the bus to be injured when tossed/thrown from their seats. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Kenneth Payonk revealed at approximately 10:37 P.M., Monday, February 25th, 2019, a 1998 Motor Coach Industries

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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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DOT Declares Ohio’s Doug Jones As Hazard To Public Safety

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Ohio-licensed truck driver Doug A. Jones to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Jones, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) holder, was served the federal order on

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