Monthly Archives: April 2012

Motorist Injured in Collision with Semi in Grand Rapids, MN

A woman was injured when her car rammed the side of a tractor trailer on Highway 169 in Grand Rapids, Minn., on Monday, April 23. According to, the woman was driving west on Pear Lake Road and crossed the … Continue reading

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Trucking Exec Raises Concerns over Higher Tolls and Safety

Speaking on behalf of the American Trucking Association, an NFI officer cautioned the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee recently that rising toll rates are a threat to consumers, the trucking industry, and the safety of travelers using our nation’s … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Charged in Accident in Roanoke, VA

A tractor trailer crashed with a passenger car on Interstate 81 in Roanoke, VA, on Tuesday, April 24, injuring the woman driving the car. According to The Bangor Daily News, the truck driver attempted to change lanes when it struck … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Rear-Ends PennDot Truck in Shrewsbury, PA

The driver of a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation truck was injured when his vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on Interstate 83 in Shrewsbury, PA, on Tuesday, April 24. According to Fox 43, PennDot was performing road maintenance in … Continue reading

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Man Killed in Truck Accident in Hastings, NE

The Nebraska State Police are investigating an accident that occurred at a railroad crossing in Hastings, Neb., that claimed the life of a 52-year-old man on Tuesday, April 24. According to, the man had stopped his truck at a … Continue reading

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SUV, Truck Collide in Farmington, WI

Two people suffered life-threatening injuries when their vehicles collided at the intersection of County Road T and C in northern La Crosse County, WI, on Monday, April 23. According to, the two vehicles involved were an SUV and a … Continue reading

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Two Killed when Semi Crashes with Motorcycle near Littlefield, AZ

Two people riding a motorcycle on Interstate 15 in northwest Arizona were killed when their bike reportedly struck a tractor trailer on Saturday, April 21. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, both vehicles were traveling south on I-15 when the … Continue reading

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Car, Semi Involved in Head-On Collision near Cincinnati

A woman was killed when her car crashed head-on into a tractor trailer on northbound Interstate 71 in Montgomery, OH, on Saturday, April 21. According to, the car was traveling south in the northbound lanes when the accident occurred. … Continue reading

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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Semi in Albuquerque

A motorcycle and a tractor trailer collided on Interstate 40 in Albuquerque, N.M. on Sunday, April 22, killing the motorcyclist. News website reported that witness accounts say the motorcycle was merging onto the westbound lanes of the freeway when … Continue reading

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One Driver Killed as Two Tractor Trailers Collide in Madison, FL

Two semi trucks were involved in a head-on collision on State Road 53 that left one man dead in Madison, Fla, on Friday, April 20. According to, a northbound semi drifted across the center line and crashed into a … Continue reading

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