According to DL-online.com, two people were injured on Sunday, Feb. 26, when their vehicle slid across the median of Interstate 94 west of Medina, N.D., and stuck the rear tires of a tractor trailer traveling westbound. Both people riding in the passenger vehicle were taken to a nearby hospital with reportedly non-life-threatening injuries. The semi crashed and slid on its side into the median, but the driver was not injured. It is believed that icy road conditions contributed to the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckInjuries.com, about 27 percent of drivers of large trucks involved in a fatal truck accident had at least one prior speeding conviction. By contrast, 19 percent of drivers of passenger cars involved in a fatal crash committed previous speeding infractions.