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LAFAYETTE, IN – A semi truck driver from Joshua, Texas rolled his big rig while averting a collision on Interstate 65 in Lafayette, IN. The city of Lafayette is located in Tippecanoe County in the northwestern part of the state about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

A semi truck rolled over onto its side while trying to avoid a crash in slow traffic on the northbound I-65 near Indiana Highway 26 in Lafayette, IN on August 7, 2013.

The accident happened on Wednesday, August 7, at about 6:45 a.m. on the northbound I-65 about a half mile north of Indiana State Highway 2

Map shows location of semi truck accident in Lafayette, IN on the northbound I-65 about one half mile north of Indiana Highway 26 on August 7, 2013.

The trucker was identified as 42 year-old Jeff Price, from Joshua, Texas, who was slightly injured in the accident. A passenger  traveling in the sleeper at the time was also injured.

The passenger was identified as 43 year-old Goree Lyn Carr, from Dallas, Texas, who suffered a shoulder injury and had to be transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The refrigerated truck was contracted from CR England Trucking Company and was hauling food items for General Mills at the time of the accident.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

Truck Accident Lawyer News is a truck accident and personal injury blog that publishes up to date truck accidents and truck legal news from across the United States. For more questions & detailed information about Texas trucking laws, truck injury causes and victims rights, contact Dallas Texas truck accident attorneys, Gordon, Elias & Seely LLP.

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