Archive for the ‘Washington DC Truck Accidents’ Category
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Tuesday, Dec 12, called for a nationwide ban on the use of cell phones and text messaging devices while driving except for emergencies.
HENRICO COUNTY, VA – A truck driver had to be rescued Wednesday morning after his truck overturned and dangled off a bridge in Henrico County, Virginia. The semi truck accident happened in the Richmond metropolitan region in the eastern part of the county, on Interstate 64 near the exit for Interstate 295. The area is in the east central section of the state, 73 miles northwest of Newport News, VA and 108 miles south of Washington, DC.
At around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, 60 year old Aurang Zeb was driving his tractor trailer truck south on Interstate 295, carrying a load of metal bins weighing around 44,000 pounds. ... Read More
NEWINGTON, VA – Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid’s wife and daughter were involved in a semi-truck accident in Fairfax County Virginia on northbound Interstate 95 near Exit 166 on Thursday, March 11, about 1:10 p.m. about 14 miles south of Washington D.C. The two were injured when their 2005 Honda Odyssey van was struck in the rear in stop-and-go traffic by a tractor-trailer hauling a load of plastic rolls. The van they were driving struck a third car and the van was crushed on both ends as a result of the impact.
Virginia State Police say that Landra G. Reid, 69, and Lana Reid-Barringer, 48, Sen. Reid’s wife and daughter were seriously injured in the big rig accident. ... Read More