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MOBILE, AL – A charter bus carrying 48 band students and two chaperones from Del Rio, Texas, was traveling to Orlando Florida when it collided with an overturned 18 wheeler near the Mississippi line early Monday, injuring about two dozen people.

Map showing location of charter bus accident with overturned 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 at the 7 mile marker in southern Alabama

The accident occurred at 12:34 a.m. at the 7-mile marker in the Grand Bay area just a few miles inside Alabama on I-10, Trooper Greg Eubanks, trooper spokesman said.

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LAKELAND, FL – A truck accident occurred at about 9:15 this morning just west of Drane Field Road, when a dump truck flipped and spilled dirt on the road.

PHOTO CREDIT: KIM FATICA| BAY NEWS 9

The truck driver was heading west on Polk Parkway in Lakeland when he lost control and flipped over causing the load he was hauling to spill onto the parkway, according to Florida Highway Patrol. ... Read More

PENSACOLA, FL – A truck driver form Pensacola, Florida was driving a Boyett’s truck carrying 3,500 gallons of waste oil from food processing operations when it overturned around 3:30 p.m on the westbound ramp off North Davis Highway onto Interstate 10.

PHOTO CREDIT: Gary McCracken gmcracken@pnj.com

The truck accident occurred Tuesday afternoon, May 17, at around 3:30 p.m., when the truck’s tank was breached and started to leak, causing the roadway to be closed for several hours. ... Read More

ORLANDO, FL – Five people were hurt Monday, February 14, in an early morning truck accident at a busy intersection in Orange County, Florida. The two vehicle crash involved a U.S. Post Office tractor trailer and a Disney tour bus and occurred on Boggy Creek Road in the Orlando metro region, just south of the Orlando International Airport. The accident area is in central Florida, about 100 miles from Tampa.

Early Monday morning 52 year old Wayne Earle of Palm Bay, FL was driving a semi trailer truck south on Boggy Creek Road. The driver was carrying a cargo for the U.S. Post Office at the time of the truck accident. ... Read More

DELRAY BEACH, FL – A single vehicle truck accident cut off the electricity Monday, January 24, for a neighborhood in Palm Beach County in Delray Beach. Delray Beach is about 8 milles from Boca Raton Florida. Multiple utility poles were snapped and lines pulled down in the crash which occurred at an intersection in the city of Delray Beach. The truck accident area is on the far southeast coast of Florida, about 52 miles north of Miami, FL and about 360 miles south of St. Mary’s, Georgia.

On Monday morning an unidentified semi driver was traveling through Palm Beach County, near the southeast coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The tractor trailer was fitted with a hopper and the semi was described as a commercial dump truck. It is not known where the 18 wheeler was headed when the truck accident occurred or if it was carrying any cargo.

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WINTER PARK, FL – A semi driver has been charged in a truck accident that occurred Monday afternoon, January 17, on a major highway in Orange County, Florida. The roads were rain slicked when the tractor trailer crashed and flipped over on Interstate 4 just east of the juncture with Fairbanks Avenue, near the city of Winter Park, FL. The truck accident area is in the north central part of Florida in the Orlando metro region.

Early Monday afternoon 56 year old Arthur Venson of Jacksonville, FL was driving a semi trailer truck southwest on Interstate 4. Some reports stated that the semi driver makes regular deliveries between Jacksonville and Orlando. At the time of the truck accident the driver was carrying a cargo of washing machines. He declined to name his employer or his destination. ... Read More

BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Three people were killed and three more injured Thursday, December 9, in an early morning truck accident on a highway in Broward County, Florida. The multi vehicle crash happened when a semi rear-ended two passenger cars on northbound U.S. Highway 27, in the northwest Miami metro region. The accident area is in far southeast part of the state near the Atlantic coastline, about 96 miles east of Naples, FL and about 223 miles south of Orlando.

Early Thursday morning 42 year old Placid Ferdinand of Crosby, Texas was driving a Freightliner semi trailer through Broward County, FL. The truck’s cargo and destination is not known. At the time of the truck accident there was one passenger in the cab section of the 18 wheeler, identified as 47 year old Sandy Kay Ferdinand, also of Crosby, TX.
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HIALEAH, FL – A woman died early Saturday morning, October 30, after being involved in a truck accident in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The fatal collision between the passenger car and semi trailer truck carrying postal mail occurred at the intersection of West 8th Avenue and West 68th Street in the city of Hialeah, FL. The truck accident area is the Miami metro region in the far southeast section of the state, about 35 miles north of Key Largo, FL.

Early Saturday morning 37 year old Jesus Domar was driving a semi trailer truck in Miami-Dade County, FL. The tractor trailer was carrying a cargo of mail for the U.S. Postal Service. Mr. Domar is reportedly an employee of the U.S. Postal Service and was driving a government owned semi trailer truck. At this time it is not known where the truck driver was headed. ... Read More

PENSACOLA, FL – A semi trailer truck carrying thousands of pounds of cheese burst into flames Thursday afternoon, Aug 5, as it traveled on a highway in Escambia County, Florida. The truck accident occurred after the brakes failed on the 18 wheeler on a section of Interstate 10 near the city of Pensacola, FL. The accident area is in the far north-west corner of the Florida panhandle near the Alabama border, about 203 miles west of Tallahassee, FL and about 41 miles east of Mobile, Alabama.

The flames leapt to the trailer and the cargo of packaged shredded cheese burst into flames

At around 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon 53 year old Singh Jaspal of Clovis, California was driving a semi trailer truck east on Interstate 10 in Escambia County, Florida about a mile east of the Alabama state line. The tractor trailer truck was carrying 39,600 pounds of packaged shredded five blended cheese which he was delivering to a Little Caesars Pizza Restaurant. ... Read More

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – A truck driver was injured Wednesday night, July 28, when his semi trailer truck jack knifed and crashed on a highway in St. John’s County, Florida. The truck accident occurred after the trailer broke apart and the driver lost control of the 18 wheeler near a Wal-Mart on U.S. Highway 1, just west of the city of St. Augustine, FL. The accident area is in the northeast corner of the state about 104 miles north of Orlando, FL and about 181 miles south of Savannah, Georgia.

The semi trailer jack knifed and crashed on the west shoulder of the old highway.

At around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night 54 year old truck driver Steve Anderson of Jacksonville, FL was driving a semi trailer truck south on Old Moultrie Road, also known as County Highway 5A, in St. John’s County, west of the city of St. Augustine. The trailer of the truck was loaded with cases of Coca Cola and other beverages. ... Read More

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