SUV, Semi-Truck Involved in Fatal Accident in Nebraska

According to the North Platte Bulletin, a man was killed near Cozad, Nebraska, on Friday, Feb. 10, when the SUV in which he was riding was struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 80. Nebraska State Patrol report the SUV stopped in the traffic lane for an “unknown medical event” and the driver of the semi wasn’t able to avoid collision. Two other people riding in the SUV were taken to a nearby for medical center and treated for serious injuries.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in truck accidents involving large trucks and other vehicles, 98% of the fatalities occur to the people in the passenger vehicles.

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