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SPRING VALLEY, MN – A tractor trailer truck crashed into a Minnesota house early Wednesday morning, on March 31, 2010, leaving the truck driver in serious condition. The truck accident happened south of Rochester, MN, on Highway 63 near Spring Valley in Fillmore County. The accident area is in the southeast section of the state, 227 miles east of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and 140 miles north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Local emergency personnel rushed to the scene of the truck accident and worked to extricate the truck driver from his cab. Firefighters had to open up the top of the truck cab and lift the driver up through the roof.

At around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 47 year old truck driver Barry Duncan of Illinois was headed north on Highway 63, hauling a thirty thousand pound cargo load of fireplaces. The truck driver lost control when he reportedly had severe chest pains and passed out behind the wheel of the semi trailer. ... Read More

LONGMONT, CO – On March 26, 2010, a truck driver allegedly operating under the influence of alcohol drove his semi trailer truck through a Boulder County, Colorado neighborhood Saturday night. The truck accident happened on various residential streets in Longmont, Colorado, a suburb northwest of the Denver Metro region. The accident area is in the north central section of the state 150 miles north of Pueblo, CO and 80 miles south of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

One neighbor on Katy Lane was inside watching television when he heard a loud crash. When he went outside to look, he saw his carport was destroyed and just a pile of splintered wood remained.

On Saturday night on March 26 around 9:00 p.m. residents of the south section of Longmont, CO began to hear a series of crashes outside their homes. When they went to investigate, residents found damage to trees, fences, and about 17 cars. At least two Longmont homeowners found damage to their houses. ... Read More

BULVERDE, TX – On Friday, April 2, 2010 just after 3:00 p.m. a dump truck rear-ended a black 1997 Chevy 1500 pickup truck with two occupants, sending it into the path of oncoming traffic on Highway 46 where it collided with two more pickup trucks.

Three pickup trucks lie entangled in a twisted pile of wreckage following the horrific truck accident in Bulverde, Texas on Highway 46 just west of U.S. 281.

In the crash, the two occupants of the Chevy pickup were ejected from their vehicle. One of the occupants, 45-year old Rona Fields, died at the scene of the accident. She was a mother of four. The driver, 61-year old Edgar Boeck, survived the crash, but with serious injuries.

The horrific crash occurred when Boeck, waiting to make a left turn into his driveway in the 21900 block of Texas Highway 46, was struck from behind by a westbound dump truck owned by Stone & Soil Depot and Company out of Boerne, TX. The dump truck was being driven by Brian Robinson, 43 years old, from New Braunfels, TX. The company has a retail yard on southbound US 281, just north of the intersection at Highway 46. ... Read More

GROSSE TETE, LA – Four people were killed early Friday morning, April 9, when a tractor trailer traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 sideswiped another 18 wheeler that was parked on the shoulder, lost control, then crossed the median onto the westbound side into oncoming traffic and crashed head on into another big rig and an SUV. All three vehicles then burst into flames.

The burned wreckage of a sport utility vehicle and two 18-wheelers after a fiery crash that took the lives of four people Friday morning on I-10 just east of Grosse Tete, Louisiana.

The fatal semi truck accident happened just east of the Louisiana Highway 77 interchange about 5:00 a.m. on April 9, 2010 near the Grosse Tete exit on the westbound side at mile marker 140. ... Read More

HOLLAND, MI – One person was killed in a semi truck accident on U.S. 31 at the Port Sheldon Street intersection in Holland, Michigan on Wednesday, April 7 at about 5:40 p.m shutting down the busy highway.

Investigators and work crews at the scene of a semi truck accident on U.S. 31 and Port Sheldon Street in Holland, Michigan where one person was killed Wednesday evening.

Holland is located in the eastern part of the state on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, about 30 miles southwest of Grand Rapids, about 181 miles northwest of Detroit, about 157 miles northwest of Ann Arbor and about 90 miles west of Lansing. ... Read More

SHERMAN, ME – A Foster Farms semi truck crashed into a Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) dump truck that was parked on a stretch of the northbound Interstate 95 in Sherman, Maine just after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2010. The MDOT truck had been parked behind a maintenance crew on the Interstate as protection when the Peterbilt tractor trailer slammed into the parked truck.

Scene of a tractor trailer accident after it crashed into a parked MDOT dump truck on I-95 in Sherman, ME. Photo credit: Karen McGraw

Sherman is in the northern part of the state, about 209 miles northeast of Portland, about 157 miles northeast of Augusta and about 92 miles northeast of Bangor, Maine. ... Read More

BURBANK, CA – A truck accident left one person dead and shut down a major California freeway for several hours Friday morning on March 26. The truck accident happened on the Golden Gate Freeway as it passes through Burbank, in the north metro region of Los Angeles. The accident area is in the far west section of the state near the Pacific Ocean, 372 miles southeast of San Francisco and 130 miles northwest of San Diego, CA.

California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles emergency personnel responded to the scene of the deadly truck accident. The driver of the car suffered fatal injuries in the rear end collision and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi truck was not injured.

At around 4:00 a.m. a semi trailer truck was traveling in the southbound lanes of the Golden Gate Freeway. The 18 wheeler truck was disabled and the rig stalled on the freeway near the Buena Vista Street exit. There is no information on why the semi truck was disabled. ... Read More

CHEHALIS, WA – Four semi tractor trailer trucks crashed Thursday morning, March 24, 2010 shutting down a major highway in Washington State. The truck accident happened on Interstate 5 in Lewis County near the city of Chehalis. The accident area is south of Olympia in the west central section of the state, 89 miles south of Seattle, WA and 86 miles north of Portland, Oregon.

Highway crews worked about three hours untangling the wreckage of the four truck accident. None of the trailer trucks overturned and no cargo was lost during the truck collision. There were also no reports of diesel fuel spilling out onto the roadway.

The truck accident occurred early Thursday morning as a semi truck was traveling southbound on Interstate 5, in the right lane of the highway. It was raining heavily at the time and visibility was limited. ... Read More

WAMSUTTER, WY – A jackknifed truck set off a twenty vehicle chain reaction accident Wednesday in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The truck accident happened on Interstate 80 near Wamsutter, between Rock Springs and Rawlins. The accident area is in the south central section of the state, 161 miles southwest of Casper, WY and 285 miles northwest of Denver Colorado.

A second 18 wheeler tanker truck overturned on the interstate as its driver attempted to avoid hitting the jackknifed rig. The tanker was carrying a load of crude oil and spilled about one thousand gallons of oil onto the roadway.

The multi vehicle truck accident was set off shortly after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning on eastbound I-80 about three miles west of the town of Wamsutter near the Rasmussen Road interchange. The weather was extremely foggy at the time and the highway’s surface was icy and slippery. ... Read More

CHICAGO, IL – A boy was killed and his father suffered serious injuries in a truck accident Friday in Chicago, Illinois. The father and son were walking home from school when they were hit by the cab of a semi tractor truck in the Pilsen neighborhood in the Near West side of Chicago. The accident area is in the far north east section of the state, 198 miles northeast of Springfield, IL and 91 miles south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As the father and son crossed busy South Ashland Ave. at West 18th Place, about a block from the school, they were hit by the cab of a 18 wheeler truck which was driving south on Ashland.

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon 45 year old Antonio Vazquez and his six year old son, both from Chicago, were returning home from Cooper Elementary School. They were walking east down South Ashland Avenue, which has a high level of commercial traffic. ... Read More

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