A 22-year-old woman was killed when her car collided with a tractor trailer on Interstate 94 near Hammond, Wisc., on Tuesday, May 1. According to The Chippewa Herald, both vehicles were traveling west on I-94 when the collision occurred. The impact of the crash sent the woman’s car off the highway, where it overturned multiple times, ejecting the woman from the vehicle. The Wisconsin State Police are investigating the cause of 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.