Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: November 9 – November 15

Trucking litigation is very document-intensive and governed by hundreds of regulations. Given this, the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of litigation is important. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. Please feel free to contact me at michael@leizerman.com or call me at 1-800-628-4500.

ElPasoTimes.com reports that a motorcyclist died Thursday, November 11, after a FedEx truck hit him at George Perry Blvd. and Global Reach Dr. in El Paso, Texas. Police had not yet decided which driver failed to yield way in the fatal truck accident, but they had ruled out speed and alcohol as factors.

STLToday.com reports that a driver dozing at the wheel of a tractor trailer killed another big rig driver around 7am on Saturday, November 13, near Greenville, Missouri. The victim was standing next to his truck, a 2002 Freightliner, by the side of the road in westbound lanes near milepost 44, when the other semi, a 2009 Freightliner, hit him.  He was pronounced dead at the scene of the truck wreck.

WGRZ.com reports that a woman was fatally injured on Saturday, November 13, in Evans, New York, when a semi truck collided with her car. The fatal truck accident happened on Southwestern Blvd. (Route 20) at Versailles Plank Road. The car driver was taken to a hospital, where she died; her passenger was taken to a different hospital with less traumatic injuries. The semi truck driver was uninjured.

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