A sport utility vehicle carrying four people collided with an oil tanker on Route 58 in Abington, Mass., on Friday, Feb. 17, according to EnterpriseNews.com. Three of the people in the SUV and the driver of the oil truck were taken to a nearby medical facility and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Route 58 was closed for several hours after the two-truck accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.
(Photo credit: Marc Vasconcellos / The Enterprise)