A semi tractor trailer collided with a passenger car on U.S. Highway 41 in Knox County, Ind., killing all five people in the car on Wednesday, March 28. According to TriStateHomePage.com, three adults and two children were killed when their vehicle crashed into the truck, then slid beneath it and burst into flames. The Knox County Sheriff’s Department was investigating to determine the cause of the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckInjuries.com, about 27 percent of drivers of large trucks involved in a fatal truck accidenthad at least one prior speeding conviction. By contrast, 19 percent of drivers of passenger cars involved in a fatal crash committed previous speeding infractions.