3 killed, 13 Hurt in I-57 Crash

In 2015, 4,067 people were killed in large truck crashes in the United States

3 killed, 13 Hurt in I-57 Crash

From Pantagraph.com

“MATTOON — A Louisiana truck driver triggered a fatal nine-vehicle accident when he looked down at a map as he approached slowing traffic on an eastern Illinois highway, police said.

Three people were killed and 13 were hospitalized Monday evening when the truck driver crashed into the back of a vehicle near a construction zone, setting off a chain reaction that eventually included nine vehicles on Interstate 57 north of Mattoon, police Capt. Stuart Shaver said … “

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