A man was killed when his car was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on US-30 near Bourbon, Ind., on Sunday, April 29. According to WNDU.com, the 82-year-old driver was slowing to turn right onto Cedar Road off of US-30 when he was hit from behind by a tractor trailer. The collision pushed the small car off the road, killing the man and injuring his wife, who was a passenger in the vehicle. The truck driver was hospitalized for evaluation and mandatory blood testing.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckAccidents.org, truck accidents cause 2.3 deaths and 60.5 injuries for every 100 million miles that trucks drive on U.S. road ways.