Monthly Archives: February 2012

State Trooper Injured in Semi Truck Crash Near Des Moines

A tractor trailer struck an Iowa State Patrol car on Wednesday, Feb. 29, injuring a trooper who had pulled to the side of the road to assist an earlier accident. According to the Des Moines Register, the state trooper had … Continue reading

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Semi Truck Overturns Near Dubuque, Iowa

Authorities believe the driver of a semi-tractor trailer was traveling too fast when it overturned on a highway ramp in Iowa on Monday, Feb. 27. According to THonline.com, the tractor trailer was hauling a load of timber when it overturned … Continue reading

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Driver of Car Injured in Truck Accident with Semi in Lafayette, Ind.

A pedestrian vehicle crashed into the back of a semi-truck on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Lafayette, Ind. According to WLFI.com, the driver of the vehicle was injured in the accident and was taken to a nearby medical facility. The accident … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Strikes, Injures Cyclist in Washington D.C.

A bicyclist was seriously injured on Tuesday, Feb. 28, when he was struck by a tractor trailer while riding on U Street NW in Washington D.C. According to a report by WAMU, the cyclist was riding a bike from the … Continue reading

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Truck, Tractor Trailer Crash Injures One Near Buffalo

According to BuffaloNews.com, a tractor trailer and a storage truck were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Cambria, N.Y. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, that left one man injured. The two commercial vehicles collided at the intersection of Ridge and Cambria-Wilson … Continue reading

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Several Injured Truck-Buggy Collision in Messena, NY

Several Amish adults and two children were injured when a FedEx truck collided with their horse-drawn buggy in Massena, N.Y., on Monday, Feb. 27. According to The Wall Street Journal, the crash occurred on Route 37 near the Canadian border. … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Carrying Hogs Crashes in Duplin County, NC

The driver of a tractor trailer may face charges after his rig carrying live hogs ran off of Interstate 40 in Duplin County, North Carolina on Sunday, Feb. 26. According to WNCT.com, the tractor trailer was traveling westbound when it veered … Continue reading

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Driver Charged in Tractor Trailer Rollover in Suffolk, Va.

The driver of a tractor trailer was charged with failure to obey a highway sign after his rig loaded with livestock crashed in Suffolk, Va., on Monday, Feb. 27. According to WTKR.com, the tractor trailer was traveling in a “no … Continue reading

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Dog Ignites Chain-Reaction Truck Crash Near Albuquerque

A man driving a passenger vehicle stopped on Interstate 40 near Albuquerque, N.M., on Sunday, Feb. 26, in hopes of helping a dog that had run onto the freeway in traffic. Another motorist slammed her brakes to avoid the man, … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Kills Man Clearing Wreck Near Snowden, Va.

A man clearing a tractor trailer wreck on Virginia 130 near Snowden, Virginia, was killed when he was struck by another passing tractor trailer on Monday, Feb. 27. According to NewsAdvance.com, the owner of a local garage was helping clear … Continue reading

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