The eastbound lanes of S.R. 16 near Interstate 95 were closed on Monday, Feb. 20 after a car and tractor trailer collided in St. Johns County, Florida. According to First Coast News, the car suffered extensive damage and was pinned beneath the back end of the tractor trailer. The condition of the drivers, or any passengers, was not available.
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.
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