The driver of a passenger car was seriously injured when he drove his vehicle into a flatbed tractor trailer blocking a road near Blades, Delaware, on Tuesday, Feb. 21. According to Delmarvanow.com, the flatbed tractor trailer was backing into a private driveway and blocking Bethel Concord Road when a passenger car crashed into its side. The car was lodged under the trailer, and its driver pinned inside with serious injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured in the crash.
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.