Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 14 – June 20

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.

The Indy Star reports a semitrailer accident that occurred on Friday, June 17 in Richmond, Indiana just prior to 1:30pm in the afternoon. A husband and wife were rear-ended by a semitrailer on Interstate 70 as they stopped for a vehicle transporting a wide load. The initial impact moved the couple’s car underneath another semi-truck. The man and woman were airlifted to a hospital in Dayton, Ohio due to injuries.

Mlive.com reports a six-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck on Friday, June 17 in Eagle Township, Clinton County, Michigan. A semi-truck driver rear-ended a couple in a pickup truck at 10:34am as traffic backed up in a construction zone on Interstate 96. The pickup truck then struck 4 additional vehicles, injuring 3 adults and 3 children. A husband and wife in the pickup were transported to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing and were listed in serious & critical condition as of Sunday.

Wfrv.com reports a tanker truck rollover accident that occurred on Sunday, June 19 in Ashwaubenon, Brown County, Wisconsin just prior to 3pm.  A tanker truck driver traveling north on Highway 41 lost control of the vehicle. The truck then crossed a median and came to a rest on its side in the south lanes of the highway. According to representatives from the sheriff’s department, two people in another vehicle were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. The driver of the semi-truck also suffered injuries.

News West 9 reports an accident involving a SUV and a semi-truck that occurred on Sunday afternoon, June 19 in Midland, Texas. A semi-truck traveling east on Interstate 20 attempted to change lanes near mile marker 139 and it clipped the SUV, leading it to roll over. The SUV driver was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

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