Truck Crashes – 2016

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

Truck Crashes – 2016

Clark County, South Dakota | One person killed in a crash involving two semi trucks near Garden City

https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=21133

Roanoke County, Virginia | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Strikes Guardrail, Spills Load

http://wsls.com/2016/10/18/cleanup-continues-on-i-81-after-tractor-trailer-crash-in-roanoke-county/

Greenville County, South Carolina | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes, Spills Fuel on I-85

http://www.wyff4.com/news/driver-of-tractor-trailer-falls-asleep-crashes-and-causes-fuel-spill/42134794

Muskingum County, Ohio | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Crosses Median, Kills One Woman

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/10/11/Woman_dies_when_truck_crosses_I-70_median.html

Copiah County, Mississippi | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Leaves Road, Strikes Tree

http://wjtv.com/2016/10/08/18-wheeler-leaves-road-hits-tree-in-copiah-county/

Delta County, Michigan | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Overcorrects, Overturns, Incurs Injuries

http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/content/news/Semi-truck-overturned-on-M-35-workers-cleaning-up-spilled-rubber-396124551.html

Taylor County, Texas | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Overturns in I-20

http://www.ktxs.com/news/after-driver-falls-asleep-truck-overturns-while-traveling-on-i-20/106450035

Kanawha County, West Virginia | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Collides with Guardrail, Overturns

http://www.wsaz.com/content/news/Tractor-trailer-crash-on-I-77-North-near-Kanawha-City-395606941.html

Mercer County, Pennsylvania | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Loses Control, Crashes

http://wkbn.com/2016/10/03/semi-truck-accident-shuts-down-portion-of-route-376-in-mercer-county/

Clay County, Missouri | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Overcorrects, Rolls Over

http://www.kearneycourier.com/news/rollover-injures-one-shuts-down-i/article_3b38964f-d190-59aa-b913-3eed30f307bb.html

Escambia County, Florida | Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes, Diesel Tank Ignites

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20160909/milton-driver-hauling-methanol-falls-asleep-crashes-diesel-tanks-ignite

Montgomery County, OH – Sleepy Semi-Driver Crashes in Ohio

http://wdtn.com/2016/09/15/semi-runs-off-i-75-in-dayton/

Ellis County, TX – Truck Driver Dozes Off, Crashes in Texas

http://www.waxahachietx.com/article/20160911/NEWS/160919942

Escambia County, FL – Truck Driver Falls Asleep at Wheel in Florida

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20160909/milton-driver-hauling-methanol-falls-asleep-crashes-diesel-tanks-ignite

Hudspeth County, TX – 2 in serious crash in Sierra Blanca flown to UMC

http://kfoxtv.com/news/local/2-in-serious-crash-in-sierra-blanca-flown-to-umc

Los Angeles County, CA – BIG RIG DRIVER FALLS ASLEEP, CRASHES INTO ROW OF PARKED CARS IN LONG BEACH

http://abc7.com/news/big-rig-driver-falls-asleep-crashes-into-parked-cars-in-long-beach/1408012/

Ventura County, CA – Big Rig Flips with 35,000 Pounds of Cucumbers on U.S. 101

http://www.keyt.com/news/big-rig-flips-with-35k-pounds-of-cucumbers-on-101-south/40292746

Pueblo County, CO – Semi driver and passenger injured after striking pole on I-25

http://www.chieftain.com/news/pueblo/4884939-120/pueblo-driver-power-according

Harrison County, IA – Semi Driver Falls Asleep At The Wheel

http://www.1380kcim.com/news/2016/semi-driver-falls-asleep-at-the-wheel/

Saline County, MO – Ohio man injured in Saline (Last Crash)

http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/13746/july-12-crash-reports

Fulton County, GA – Police: Driver admits falling asleep, causing crash on I-285

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/traffic/truck-hit-wall-and-caused-heavy-delays-on-north-pe/nsD69/

Cache County, UT – Semi-truck rollover blocks Valley View Highway

http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/local/article_7201b5de-6a5f-11e6-ac3f-db4610065fc6.html

Scott County, IN – Semi-truck loaded with popcorn overturns on Interstate 65

http://fox59.com/2016/09/01/semi-loaded-with-popcorn-overturns-on-i-65-near-scottsburg/

Cook County, IL – Semi-Truck flipped and overturned on the freeway spilling product.

http://wgntv.com/2016/06/30/inbound-skyway-closed-at-stony-island-after-semi-flips-over/

Santa Barbara County, CA – Two people are injured after a semi-truck collided and landed on the cab.

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/2_injured_in_big_rig_crash_on_highway_166_roadway_shut_down

Kent County, MI – One person dead after crashing into the back of the semi-truck.

http://www.wzzm13.com/traffic/car-semi-truck-crash-on-us-131-near-grand-rapids/258151884

Hennepin County, MN- One person dead after a dump truck and SUV collided.

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/06/20/dump-truck-suv-crash/

Mille Lacs County, MN- Woman died after a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer

http://millelacscountytimes.com/2016/06/15/milaca-woman-killed-in-head-on-crash/

Gem County, ID – Dog died after a truck struck the police car from behind

http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/article87000302.html

Thurston County, WA – Truck driver tried to stop, but was unable to stop on time causing him to crash into multiple vehicles and jackknifed.

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/traffic/article83834677.html

Bernalillo County, NM – Truck driver hit a barrier, skidded a few hundred feet and rolled over into flame.

http://www.koat.com/news/Semi-truck-crash-fire-closes-interstate/40353332

San Bernardino County, CA – Motorcyclist killed after a collision with a semi-truck.

http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20160704/NEWS/160709927

Idaho County, ID- Logging truck overturned after speeding on the highway.

http://www.idahocountyfreepress.com/news/2016/jun/29/logging-truck-accident-partially-blocks-highway/

Multnomah County, OR – Two people injured after a semi-truck crash

http://katu.com/news/local/crash-brings-power-pole-down-on-top-of-semi-truck-in-gresham

Coconino County, AZ –  Two 13 years old boys dead after a truck driver was drifting off the right edge of the highway losing control and hitting a motor home.

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2016/06/29/arizona-two-teens-killed-crash-semi-truck-state-route-98-kaibito/86498236/

Shasta County, CA- Two vehicles and a semi-truck were involved in a truck crash causing a toddler to have a major head injury.

http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/semitruck-crash-puts-toddler-in-hospital/40392616

Cochran County, TX- One man dead after a sudden crash with a semi-truck

http://www.everythinglubbock.com/news/local-news/deadly-crash-between-pickup-and-semi-truck-in-cochran-county

Bernalillo County, NM –  A truck burst into flames after crashing into a median barrier.

http://www.koat.com/news/semitruck-full-of-beef-crashes-erupts-in-flames/40353332

Multnomah County, OR – Semi-truck overturned and driver was found severely injured.

http://www.kgw.com/news/local/semi-truck-driver-taken-away-by-life-flight-after-crash-in-corbett/264882943

Harris County, TX- A daughter died and mother injured after a truck crashed into a bridge and the bridge fell on top of the vehicle.

http://www.click2houston.com/news/bridge-collapses-on-highway-90-at-highway-36-in-sealy

Cotton County, OK- Three people injured after a truck collision with a cattle truck.

http://www.kcentv.com/news/local/crash-overturns-cattle-truck-in-temple-3-people-injured-15-cattle-killed/266559350

Kern County, CA- A FedEx truck crossed the barrier and hit two men.

http://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/fedex-truck-crashes-into-sedan-1-killed

Washington County, OR – Logging truck rolled over and crashed causing his logs to roll out the truck.

http://katu.com/news/local/log-truck-crash-blocks-highway-47-outside-buxton

King County, WA – Truck Driver died after his truck crashed and fell off the ramp.

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/transportation/interstate-405-closed-in-bothell-area-after-fatal-semi-truck-crash/

Milwaukee County, WI- Bicyclist killed a collision with a semi-truck.

http://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/bicyclist-killed-in-crash-with-semi-truck

Denver County, CO – A truck and semi-truck collided on the freeway.

http://www.reporterherald.com/news/loveland-local-news/ci_30119588/semi-truck-accident-slows-southbound-traffic-i-25

Warren County, NY – Truck driver’s tire blew out causing him to crash. Driver was taken to hospital for his injuries.

http://poststar.com/news/blotter/police-tire-blowout-caused-northway-truck-crash/article_e47ff8d6-23ff-5b93-a763-c6860ce61c5d.html

Wayne County, KY – One person dead and one person injured after a logging truck crash

http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/One-dead-one-airlifted-after-Wayne-County-crash-involving-log-truck-384581911.html

Etowah County, AL – One person dead after a truck crash

http://www.al.com/news/anniston-gadsden/index.ssf/2016/06/1_dead_in_fiery_crash_of_2_18-.html

Tarrant County, TX – Truck driver was trying to avoid hitting two vehicles and swerved off the bridge. He was injured in the crash.

http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article84878557.html

Montgomery County, OH – Car and truck collided and the man in the car suffered injuries

http://wdtn.com/2016/06/17/semi-truck-accident-snarls-morning-traffic/

Copiah County, MS – Truck driver injured after a truck crash

http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2016/06/21/18-wheeler-crash/86183322/

Tarrant County, TX – Crash between three trucks and the trash truck driver was killed – June 2016

http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/arlington/article85046727.html

Los Angeles County, CA – Two people were injured in a tanker truck and Honda crash in Southern California – June 2016

http://abc7.com/news/tanker-truck-bursts-into-flames-in-crash-near-dtla;-2-injured/1392911/

Thurston County, WA – Two people are killed and three people were injured in a horrible truck crash in Washington state – June 2016

http://komonews.com/news/local/jackknifed-semi-causes-traffic-nightmare-on-i-5 

Middlesex County, MA – Trailer tractor ran into a bridge – May 2016

http://natick.wickedlocal.com/article/20160509/NEWS/160506499

Isabela County, MI – Box truck collided with a pickup truck – May 2016

http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2016/05/isabella_county_crash_sends_1.html

Los Angeles County, CA – Semi-truck crashes into a pickup truck, one dead – April 2016

https://www.yahoo.com/news/latest-big-rig-driver-flees-deadly-truck-crash-212614601.html

Sacramento County, CA – FedEx truck driver struck a CPH car – May 2016

http://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/FedEx-truck-driver-who-struck-CHP-officer-7421992.php

Meigs County, TN – Dump truck driver fled the crash after hitting a vehicle – May 2016

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2016/may/06/multiple-fatality-crash-meigs-county-closes-highway-58/364194/

Maricopa County, AZ – Truck crash on Phoenix freeway – May 2016

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2016/05/01/semi-truck-crash-closes-part–17/83799004/

Cochise County, AZ – One person injured in a three semi-truck crash – April 2016

http://www.willcoxrangenews.com/news/article_a5685bba-0bf2-11e6-ab4a-53f839fdc276.html

Lake County, MS – Woman killed in a crash with a logging truck – April 2016

http://www.wtok.com/home/headlines/Newton-Woman-Killed-in-Car-Accident-377375821.html

Lancaster County, PA – Large truck crashed into a home late at night – April 2016 http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/large-truck-crashes-through-attached-garage-of-occupied-willow-street/article_57785848-0c64-11e6-be51-1bff041ad097.html

Darlington County, SC – Woman died after a crash involving a logging truck – April 2016

http://wbtw.com/2016/04/21/one-killed-in-darlington-crash-involving-log-truck/

Leon County, FL – Man died after a crash with a garbage truck – April 2016

http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Fatal-Accident-Involving-Dump-Truck-and-SUV-376544211.html

Lancaster County, NE – Woman died after being hit by a semi-truck – April 2016

http://www.wowt.com/home/headlines/One-dead-in-crash-involving-semi-truck-in-north-Lincoln-375753661.html

Clay County, GA – One person dead after a logging truck wreck – April 2016

http://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/polkfishwrap/news/local/update-coroner-releases-name-of-postal-employee-killed-in-wreck/article_6660d076-00d7-11e6-b7b3-7b9187f34b3c.html

Wells County, IN – Semi-truck rear-ended a man in a farm tractor – April 2016

http://wane.com/2016/04/19/tractor-driver-killed-in-semi-truck-crash-identified/

Wood County, WV – Utility truck hit a car when attempted to steer to the right lane – April 2016

http://www.thenewscenter.tv/content/news/Highway-wreck-between-police-cruiser-gas-truck-376104911.html