Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: September 13 – September 19

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WHIOTV.com reports a semi-truck accident involving a school bus on Wednesday, September 14 around 8:30am in the Clark County city of Hustead, Ohio. A semi-truck driven by a 25 year-old male driver rear-ended a bus as it stopped to let a student onboard on U.S. 68, north of State Route 794. The driver of the bus and some students received minor injuries as a result of the crash. The semi-truck driver was charged with Failure to Maintain Assured Clear Distance Ahead.

KENS5.com reports an 18-wheeler accident that occurred on Thursday, September 15 around 7:00pm in the Bexar County area of San Antonio, Texas. According to officials, an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck were traveling along Loop 1604 near De Vilbiss Lane when the big rig collided with the truck, overturning on top of the pickup. The pickup truck driver was killed.

WILX.com reports a semi-truck accident that occurred on Sunday, September 18 shortly before 1:00pm in the Clinton County city of Eagle, Michigan. According to authorities from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, a semi-truck rear-ended a motorcycle on Interstate 96, causing the driver & passenger to be thrown from the bike. One woman was killed, and one man was listed in critical condition at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing following the accident.

Boston.com reports a tractor-trailer accident that occurred on Monday, September 19 in Medford, Massachusetts prior to 3:20pm. According to representatives from the State Police, a tractor-trailer lost a tire as it traveled along south Interstate 93. The tire entered the northbound lanes and struck a Ford Mustang, seriously injuring the driver inside of the car. The car came to a rest on its side near Exit 28. The top of the vehicle sustained major damage.

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