Tag Archives: North Carolina Truck Accidents

New FMCSA Data includes Lack of Seat Belt Use

Last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released safety data from 2011, including the following: One-third of truck occupant fatalities occurred when occupant was not wearing a seatbelt; 64% of large truck fatal crashes occurred on rural roads; … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Spill Injures Two in Bertie County, NC

Two crates flew from a truck on southbound NC-11 in Bertie County, N.C., striking two other vehicles and injuring two motorists on Thursday, April 26. According to WNCT.com, one of the crates hit a passing tractor trailer, forcing that vehicle … Continue reading

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Woman Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash in Winston-Salem

The driver of a minivan was killed when a tractor trailer smashed into her vehicle in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Tuesday, March 27. According to MyFox8.com, the woman was turning from Byerly Road onto Reidsville Road when she crossed into the … Continue reading

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Dump Truck Spill Causes Two Accidents in New Bern, NC

One passenger car crashed into a median cable and a second vehicle struck a guardrail after both rolled through the sludge lost by a dump truck in New Bern, N.C., on Monday, March 19. According to the Sun Journal, the … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Crashes with SUV in Charlotte, NC

A motorist was injured when a tractor trailer hauling mulch overturned in west Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, March 15. According to WCNC.com, the 18-wheeler flipped and spilled mulch across Billy Graham Parkway after it collided with an SUV at about … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Carrying Hogs Crashes in Duplin County, NC

The driver of a tractor trailer may face charges after his rig carrying live hogs ran off of Interstate 40 in Duplin County, North Carolina on Sunday, Feb. 26. According to WNCT.com, the tractor trailer was traveling westbound when it veered … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Accident in Surry County, NC Injures Three

A commercial truck crashed through an overpass guardrail and onto the highway below, injuring three people in Surry County, North Carolina on Friday, Feb. 24. According to MyFox8.com, the tractor trailer was traveling on Interstate 74 when it veered off … Continue reading

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3 Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash in Gaston County, N.C.

A tractor trailer and a passenger car were involved in a two-vehicle accident in Gaston County, N.C., on the afternoon of Monday, Feb.20, sending all three people in the passenger vehicle to the hospital with injuries. According to the Gaston … Continue reading

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Two Trucks Involved in Fatal Accident in North Carolina

A box truck reportedly rear-ended a tractor-trailer on Interstate 85 in North Carolina on the morning of Monday, Feb. 6, killing at least one person, according to wcnc.com. The accident, which forced southbound lane closures for much of the morning, … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: December 20 – December 26

Consider this: A truck accident in, for example, Ohio may be complicated if the victim is from Florida, the truck driver is from Kansas, the truck is owned by a California company, the trailer owned by a Missouri company and … Continue reading

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