Motorist Dies in Semi Truck Accident in Idaho

A head-on crash involving a semi truck and a Jeep Wrangler left one man dead on State Highway 45 in Nampa, Idaho, on the morning of Friday, Feb. 17. According to KVTB.com, a Sterling semi pulling two trailers collided with a Jeep carrying two people. The driver of the Jeep was ejected from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Jeep and the driver of the tractor-trailer were uninjured.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) are likely to be involved in a fatal truck accident at rates at least 11% higher than single tractor trailers.

(Photo credit: KVTB.com)

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