Man Critically Injured in Truck Crash in West Frankfort, IL

A man driving a pickup truck was critically injured when his vehicle collided with a tractor trailer on Interstate 57 in West Frankfort, Ill., on Thursday, March 22. According to the Daily American News, the pickup truck reportedly swerved into the median of I-57 before it re-entered traffic and struck the semi. The man was transported to an area medical facility before being airlifted to a St. Louis hospital for treatment.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to, truck accidents cause 2.3 deaths and 60.5 injuries for every 100 million miles that trucks drive on U.S. road ways.

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