One woman was seriously injured when her car was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on Interstate 75 in Perrysburg, OH, on Tuesday, April 3. According to WTOL.com, the tractor trailer slammed into the back of the slow-moving car, pushing that vehicle into a second one and injuring both drivers. The woman driving the first car was rescued from the vehicle by emergency crews and taken to a nearby medical facility with serious injuries. The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.