Two semi tractor trailers slowed during a traffic backup on eastbound Interstate 84 near Kasota, ID, when a third truck failed to stop, igniting a three-rig collision on Wednesday, April 11. According to MiniCassiaVoice.com, the driver of the third vehicle rammed into one semi, which then collided with another. The driver of the middle semi was transported to a nearby medical facility with non-life-threatening injuries. The Idaho State Police are investigating the cause of the crash, which occurred shortly after another multiple-vehicle pileup on westbound I-84.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) are likely to be involved in afatal truck accident at rates at least 11% higher than single tractor trailers.