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JACKSON, MS – A semi tractor trailer truck hauling a cargo of raw chicken pieces flipped over Saturday morning, November 20, on a highway in Hinds County, Mississippi. The truck accident occurred on Interstate 20 near the border line between the city of Clinton and the state capital of Jackson, MS. The accident area is in the central part of Mississippi, about 211 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee and about 185 miles north of New Orleans, Louisiana.

On Saturday morning an unidentified truck driver was driving a semi trailer truck through the state of Mississippi. The tractor trailer belonged to Mountaire Farms, an agricultural food processing company specializing in poultry. Mountaire Farms is based out of Millsboro, Delaware. The driver’s destination is unknown. ... Read More

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX  – Truck accident lawyer news blog reports that a semi truck carrying a load of a dangerous chemical rolled over on a highway in south Texas on Wednesday morning, December 1st. The truck accident happened in the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 77 where it passes over Interstate 37, just west of the city of Corpus Christi, TX. The accident area is in the far south section of the state on the eastern edge of the horn, about 138 miles east of Laredo, TX and about 340 miles southwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

On Wednesday morning, December 1, an 18 wheeler truck was traveling north on U.S. Highway 77 in south Texas. The trailer section of the truck was carrying containers filled with Paraformaldehyde in solid form, a hazardous material that can be used as a disinfectant or to prepare pure formaldehyde. The semi truck and chemical load is owned by Celanese Corporation, a chemical production company based in Dallas, TX. The trailer truck was taking the chemical from its plant in Bishop to Houston at the time of the truck accident. The driver is employed by a trucking company based in Houston. ... Read More

FISHTRAP, WA – A semi trailer carrying a load of Atlantic salmon flipped Wednesday morning, November 17, on a highway in Lincoln County, Washington. The cargo of fish spilled across the road after the roll over truck accident which occurred in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 near the town of Fishtrap,  about 30 miles outside the city of Spokane. The accident area is in the far east-central section of Washington State near the border with Idaho, about 230 miles north of La Grande, Oregon and about 61 miles west of Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Early Wednesday morning a truck driver was hauling a cargo of Atlantic salmon, driving east on Interstate 90. The fish was on ice packed in special insulated boxes. The semi driver was headed toward Spokane, however the exact destination is not known. One passenger rode in the cab section of the tractor trailer. ... Read More

SHAKOPEE, MN – One person was killed in a deadly rollover truck accident on an icy highway in Scott County, Minnesota. The fatal crash occurred Monday morning, November 15, as the semi trailer took a curve on an exit ramp on Interstate 169 where the highway crosses through Shakopee, MN. The truck accident area is on the southwest edge of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro region in the central east section of the state, about 57 miles east of River Falls, Wisconsin and about 129 miles north of Clear Lake, Iowa.

On Monday morning 32 year old truck driver Dana Ryther of Elk River, MN was driving a 2000 International semi trailer through Scott County, MN, traveling east on Interstate 169. The truck’s cargo and destination is not known. The truck accident occurred shortly before 9:00 a.m. as the tractor trailer moved through the city of Shakopee and the driver merged onto the exit ramp leading to eastbound County Road 101. The area is right next to the town of Savage, MN. ... Read More

LAKE DILLON, CO – A fiery semi truck accident closed down a highway in Summit County, Colorado for several hours Friday night. A mother and her two children were injured in the collision between the tractor trailer and a passenger car which occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the town of Lake Dillon, CO. The accident area is just west of Denver in the central section of the state, about 165 miles southwest of Cheyenne, Wyoming and about 260 miles north of Taos, New Mexico.

On Friday evening, November 12, an unidentified truck driver was driving west on Interstate 70 traveling through Summit County, CO. The trucking company that owns the 18 wheeler is not known, nor is the cargo and destination of the driver. ... Read More

CAMBRIDGE, NY – A man was killed and his wife seriously injured Wednesday afternoon, November 10, in a truck accident on a highway in New York State. The deadly incident occurred in Washington County on New York State Route 22, just north of the town of Cambridge, NY. The truck accident area is in the northeast section of the state near the border with Vermont, about 130 miles east of Utica, NY and about 20 miles northwest of Bennington, Vermont.

On Wednesday afternoon 62 year old Legrande H. Dimick of Northville, NY was driving a 2003 Western Star semi trailer log truck through Washington County, NY. The trailer section of the truck was carrying a full load of trees and lumber. ... Read More

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, IN – A man died in a truck accident Monday night on a highway in Vanderburgh County in Southern Indiana. The semi trailer and passenger car caught fire after the deadly incident which occurred on U.S. Highway 41 where it meets Rusher Creek Road. The truck accident area is in the far southwest corner of the state near the borders with Illinois and Kentucky, about 25 miles southeast of Mount Carmel, IL and about 52 miles northwest of Owensboro, KY.

On Monday night, November 8, 48 year old truck driver Samuel Rouse of Granite City, Illinois was driving a 2007 Freightliner semi trailer truck through Vanderburgh County, in the southern section of Indiana. The cargo and destination of the truck driver is not known. There were no passengers in the semi at the time of the truck accident. ... Read More

SAUK VILLAGE, IL – A woman was killed early Wednesday morning, November 3, in a truck accident on a highway in Will County, Illinois. The semi driver was later charged in the deadly collision which occurred at the intersection of Illinois State Route 394 and Steger Road just south of the suburb of Sauk Village, IL. The accident area is in the far south part of the Chicago metro region near the border with Indiana, about 15 miles west of Crown Point, Indiana.

On Wednesday morning 33 year old truck driver Glenn A. Friesen of Goshen, Indiana  was driving a semi trailer truck south on Route 394, traveling through Cook and Will counties. Route 394 is also known as the Calumet Expressway. The semi driver was carrying live stock in the trailer section of his truck. The name of the trucking company that owns the tractor trailer and the destination of the driver are not known at this time. ... Read More

LEBANON, IN – Two semi trailer trucks collided and burst into flames Monday afternoon in a truck accident in Boone County, Indiana. The rear-end crash happened on southbound Interstate 65 near the exit for State Route 39, just south of the town of Lebanon. The truck accident area is in the central part of the state, just northwest of Indianapolis, about 65 miles east of Danville, Illinois and about 124 miles west of Greenville, Ohio.

On Monday afternoon, November 1, a semi trailer truck was traveling south on Interstate 65 through Boone County, IN when the rig had an unknown mechanical failure. The 18 wheeler was hauling a load of car parts at the time, but it is not known what company owns the tractor trailer. The unidentified truck driver pulled the semi trailer off the highway and onto the shoulder near the exit for State Route 39. Two men were working to repair the disabled semi trailer, one inside the cab section and the other outside standing on the truck’s step.
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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

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