Tractor Trailer Crash Injures One in Fauquier County, VA

A man was seriously injured when a tractor trailer collided with his pickup truck near Morrisville, Va, on Friday, March 23. According to Fredricksburg.com, the driver of pickup truck was traveling north on U.S. 17 when he reportedly drifted onto the shoulder of the road, overcorrected, and darted across the median and into the path of a southbound tractor trailer. Both drivers were taken to a nearby hospital with injuries.

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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