Three people, including a child, who were riding in an SUV were injured when their vehicle collided with a tractor trailer near Pinole, Cal., on Tuesday, April 10. According to FindMyAccident.com, the tractor trailer was traveling east on Interstate 80 in Contra Costa County when it crashed with the SUV. All three injured passengers were transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment. The driver of the tractor trailer was reportedly uninjured in the accident.
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.