A 48-year-old motorcyclist was killed when his bike collided head-on with a tractor trailer on Route 20 in Hamburg, N.Y. on Tuesday, April 3. According to a report on WIVB.com, the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Route 20 when it crashed into Canada-bound truck, which burst into flames after the accident. The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene; the truck driver was able to escape the burning cab and was not injured in the accident. Hamburg Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckInfo.net, nearly 5,000 people are killed in truck accidents in the United States every year.
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