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Truck Accidents

  • 13 Nov 2019
    Man Gives Comfort To Person Pinned Underneath Semi Truck After Crash
    For some people, when faced with an emergency, they want to lend a helping hand if they can. For Ricky Lyons, that time came on Monday afternoon along Interstate 10 near the Ray Road exit when he witnessed an 18-wheeler that overturned in front of him. “I didn’t expect anyone to be under that truck and
  • 29 Oct 2019
    Big Rig Crash Slows Morning Commute
    A crash in Phoenix involving a big rig last week closed a busy Phoenix intersection just in time to affect the Monday morning commute. The AZ Family reported that on Monday, October 21st, the intersection of Broadway Road and Seventh Street were closed after a semi-tractor trailer rig and an SUV collided a
  • 04 Oct 2019
    Driver Drifts Across The Middle Of New Mexico Highway, Crashes Head-On With Semi
    Heavy-duty trucks and long haul trucks can be seen traveling on our nation’s roadways every day of the year and at any time of day transporting freight from one point to another.  An official with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are more than 1.2 milli
  • 06 Sep 2019
    Wind Blamed For Knocking Six Big Rigs Over In Accident Near Tonopah
    High winds of up to 70 miles per hour are being blamed for knocking over six big rigs along Interstate 10 near Phoenix on Wednesday, leaving one person dead and a second person injured. KTAR News in Phoenix reports that the rollover crash was the result of monsoon season winds. The National Weather Service
  • 08 Aug 2019
    Garbage Truck Crash In Oro Valley Due To Red Light Running
    Charges are pending against the driver of a garbage truck after a deadly crash that happened in Oro Valley on Monday morning. Tucson.com reported on their website that at approximately 11:15 a.m. on Monday, August 5th, the garbage truck driver was heading eastbound on Tangerine Road when he ran a red light
  • 05 Aug 2019
    Semi Runs Red Light On I-270, Kills Driver
    A long-haul truck driver was recently indicted on charges of vehicular homicide after a fatal crash in Hilliard, Ohio that happened earlier this year in Ohio. NBC4i.com recently reported on its website the fatal a crash that happened on March 27th just before 3:30 p.m. when a semi driven by Bakhadir Kuziko
  • 23 Jul 2019
    Garbage Truck And Car Collide In Intersection, Teen Killed
    A 14-year-old girl was killed in a collision involving a passenger vehicle and a garbage truck on Sunday, July 21st. The AZ Family website reports that Ella Thomas, 14, died in a crash that happened in the intersection of 51st Avenue and Thunderbird Road at approximately 4:40 a.m. A spokesperson for the P
  • 18 Jun 2019
    Rig Shortage After Fire Engine Crash
    Police cruisers, ambulances, and fire trucks share the road with other vehicles every day. Most motorists know and follow the rules when the sirens or see the lights of these emergency vehicles. Sometimes, however, our dedicated public servants can find themselves in an accident and through no fault of their
  • 16 May 2019
    Bus Crash May Have Been Caused By Distracted Driving
    According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents in the U.S. In 2017 the federal agency reports that 3,166 people were killed in accidents where the driver was distracted. AZ Family reports that Glendale Police
  • 20 Mar 2019
    Truck Carrying Government Missiles Crashes On Interstate
    It’s no secret that hazardous materials are transported over our roadways every day. Some items that travel our highways and interstates are also used for our government agencies and defense department and can include a variety of highly dangerous materials. When an accident happens, the Federal Highway Adm
  • 12 Mar 2019
    Big-Rig Goes Off Road And Catches Fire On I-10
    Many people in the trucking industry drive with a partner or co-driver. This type of team arrangement can help truckers make deliveries in time in a safe and efficient manner. Yet even with two people in the cab, things can go wrong. A fiery crash along Interstate 10 has resulted in the death of a semi-truck
  • 07 Mar 2019
    Multiple Commercial Trucks Collide On US 60
    A multi-vehicle can happen at any time, no matter what the road or weather conditions are. Such crashes can in a chain reaction accident and there are almost always multiple injuries as a result. When a crash involves several vehicles it can sometimes make it difficult to determine fault and liability. Such i
  • 21 Feb 2019
    Lawsuit Filed Against Big-Rig Company And Emergency Services
    Over-the-road truck drivers can be under a great deal of pressure to get their loads to their destinations as quickly as possible. That kind of stress can cause drivers to take risks they might normally take otherwise and poses a danger to other motorists that they are sharing the road with. That kind of s
  • 18 Feb 2019
    Truck Driver Shot Fleeing From Border Patrol Officer
    Security at our nation’s borders goes both ways. For those wanting to come into our country and those who wish to leave. The recent public debate about the need for increased border security may have gotten even more complicated and contentious following an incident which happened in Nogales, Arizona earlie
  • 05 Feb 2019
    Fatal 18-Wheeler Crash Blamed On Mechanical Failure
    Phoenix Police Department told reporters of AZFamily.com that a semi-truck accident happened at approximately 4:00 p.m. The semi-truck was travelling westbound on West Buckeye Road and strayed out of its lane into the eastbound lanes directly into the path of an eastbound pickup truck near 71st Avenue. The pi

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