Four people suffered minor injuries when a flatbed truck collided with two cars on Interstate 95 in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday, April 18. According to CTPost.com, the tractor trailer flatbed struck two cars in the southbound lanes and all three vehicles crashed into the median wall. Two cars on the northbound side of the highway were damaged by bricks and paving stones that flew off the flatbed trailer. Three people driving cars and the tractor trailer driver were hospitalized with 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.