A woman driving an SUV was injured when her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer hauling an oversized load in southeast Nebraska on Monday, April 9. According to WOWT.com, both vehicles were traveling on Highway 77 when the accident occurred. The driver of the SUV was taken to a nearby medical facility with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.
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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