Truck Crashes

Truck crash injuries increased by 57 percent from 2009 to 2014

Truck crashes occur every day throughout the United States. Unfortunately, this list is just a small fraction of the more than 400,000 truck crashes that occur each year in the United States. If you do not see a truck crash that you read or heard about, please click here to report a truck crash.

Truck Crashes – 2017

Rock Island County, IL | Semi crash in East Moline sends driver to hospital, closes roadway

Darke County, OH | Victim identified in deadly semi crash

Bayfield County, WI | Semi-Truck Smashes Into Wisconsin Home, Driver Injured

Davidson County, TN | Officer’s deadly crash latest to indicate breakage of safety devices

Clark County, NV | NHP: Semi driver made ‘improper turn’ in crash killing child near Valley of Fire

Mahoning County, OH | Driver cited for crash that close WB I-76

Crawford County, PA | Charges pending after overweight truck crashes in Meadville

Madison County, IL | Police release ID of truck driver in I-55 crash that killed 4

Indiana County, PA | Tractor-trailer driver admits to using heroin, marijuana before crash

Bartow County, GA | Semi-truck driver dies after crash sparks house fire

Fairfield County, CT | Man killed in Merritt Parkway crash when he collides with truck stopped on highway


Marion County, IN | Crash involving semi trucks slows traffic on I-65 southbound near South Split

Fort Bend County, TX | Truck driver dies after slamming big rig into restaurant in Fort Bend County

Bexar County, TX | Truck driver killed after becoming pinned under double trailer at UPS facility

Orange County, NY | From mowing a lawn to being hero, Westchester business owner saves elderly couple from car wreck

Queens County, NY |

Pierce County, WA | Semi with brakes tied together with plastic grocery bag crashes on I-5 interchange

Madison County, FL | Semi-truck crashes into road crew safety vehicle on I-10

Benton County, WA | Potato truck broadsides transit bus at full speed at Southridge (Speeding and bus)

Pennington County, SD | 1 killed in semi-truck crash near Wall–eastbound/article_6ebd20e0-3bdc-56d8-a77e-f0c34a9f1b47.html

Kendall County, IL | Driver cited in deadly, multi-semi crash on I-80 in Joliet; 2nd victim identified

Livingston County, MI | Exclusive video shows semi hitting overpass

Kankakee County, IL | Construction zone pileup leaves one dead, multiple injured

Jones County, SD | Two die in fiery crash with semi on Interstate 90 in western SD

Preble County, OH | Expectant mother, husband, and toddler killed in crash

Middlesex County, NJ | Drunk tractor-trailer driver kills Jersey Shore man in crash, cops say

Kittitas County, WA | Lanes in both directions on I-90 reopen after semi fire; expect delays as eastbound traffic back-ups clear–reopen-after-semi/article_9222a74c-802f-11e7-a5ca-bb59f92c3c1f.html

Jerome County, ID | Lanes open after jackknifed semi-truck crash east of Wendell

Erie County, NY | Troopers: Fatal crash caused by Ballston Spa driver shopping on cellphone

Lewis County, NY | One injured in milk truck crash in Pinckney

Hughes County, SD | 16-year-old driving double-trailer semi truck seriously injured after crashing into freight train

Johnson County, KS | Driver injured in fiery semi wreck on I-435 WB in Overland Park

McMinn County, TN | THP: Driver charged after one killed in tractor-trailer accident in McMinn Co. Thursday

Meade County, SD | Motorcycle-riding Music Row execs become highway heroes

Bonner County, ID | Jogger killed by log truck in Priest River

Vance County, NC | Police: Semi truck parked ‘partially on roadway’ caused crash that shutdown I-85

Albany County, WY | Commercial Truck Driver Dies in Rollover Crash in Southern Wyoming

Hughes County, SD | Fort Pierre Man Cited in Weekend Semitrailer – Building Crash

San Diego County, CA | Mother, daughter killed in dramatic freeway crash were best friends

Wasatch County, UT | Injured UDOT worker asks drivers to stay alert for workers on road

Albany County, Wyoming | Truck driver operating 140,000-lb big rig, lost control, attempted to brake, and fatally crashed.

Anderson County, South Carolina | A truck hauling double trailers clipped an illegally parked truck & jackknifed on the interstate in South Carolina.

Stark County, Ohio | Double tractor rollovers in Ohio at 4:30am.

Cumberland County, Illinois | Semi driver fails to slow down approaching work zone, causes chain reaction crash.–semi-collision-on-i/article_db06d1a4-e2ec-5cce-85e2-a443dfc25197.html 

Newport News, Virginia | Tractor trailer driver cited after chain-reaction crash in Virginia.

San Diego County, California | Semi driver lost control, veered across freeway, and crashed into two cars.

Hughes County, South Dakota | Fort Pierre Man Cited In Weekend Semitrailer-Building Crash.

Maricopa County, Arizona | One man dead after double tractor trailer rear ends pickup truck on I-10.

Wayne County, Michigan | Truck Driver Fell Asleep While Driving, Crashed Into Marijuana Dispensary In Detroit.

Vigo County, Indiana | Two children dead after crash along interstate. 

Albany County, New York | Truck driver distracted before losing control and crashing double tractor-trailer.

Iredell County, North Carolina | Semi carrying 70,000-lbs of paper rolled over after tire blew out.

Grand Traverse County, Michigan | Semi rolls over, sends driver to hospital. Truck driver cited for speeding.

McLennan County, Texas | Three people killed in this six-vehicle crash.

Wyandotte County, Kansas | 5 die in fiery, 6-vehicle pileup on I-70 in Kansas.

San Diego County, California | 20 year old killed after crashing into the rear of an illegally parked tractor-trailer.

Onondaga County, New York | Five injured in I-81 crash in Nedrow; truck driver fell asleep, troopers say.

Maricopa County, Arizona | Double tractor trailer rear-ended a pick up truck in fatal crash.

Oswego County, New York | Four people killed in side underride crash with milk tanker.

Davidson County, Tennessee | Tandem Tractor Trailer Crashes into Median, Blocking Both Sides of I-24 for Hours

Van Buren County, Michigan | Semi-truck rear ended a car and struck 3 others in a construction zone. One dead, multiple injuries.

Crook County, Oregon | Truck driver unhurt, cited after he crashed semi. Distracted driving believed to be factor.

Laramie County, Wyoming | Police Say ‘Driver Fatigue’ May Have Been A Factor In Two-Truck Crash On I-80

Bonneville County, Idaho | Woman killed in I-15 crash; truck driver charged with vehicular manslaughter

King County, Washington | Semi hauling two trailers jackknifes, blocks eastbound I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass. â€¦

Tarrant County, Texas | Multiple vehicles hit after tractor trailer crashes on I-30. Semi reached speeds of 100mph.

Cherokee County, South Carolina | Deadly crash involving 2 tractor-trailers near NC/SC state line.

Albany County, Wyoming | Semi damages I-80 bridge after driver fell asleep behind the wheel.–bridge-driver-faces-charges/article_f3c914cc-f958-5ea8-8578-823f80c6c310.html

LaPorte County, Indiana | Trucker Killed After Crashing Semi Hauling a Double Trailer. 

Madison County, Illinois | Car runs under side of semi in crash on I-55/70 in Metro East.

Grant County, Washington | Semi loses axle, crashing into oncoming traffic. 

Wake County, North Carolina | Truck driver heading toward work zone fails to stop in time, dies and kills South Carolina family of four. 

Vigo County, Indiana | Semi Driver Failed to Stop in Time in and Crashed, Killing Four People. 

Robeson County, North Carolina | I-Team reconstructs deadly I-95 crash that left 5 dead

Robeson County, North Carolina | SC family returning home from Mother’s Day weekend killed in crash

Maricopa County, Arizona | 2 semi trucks collide in fatal crash on SR-85

Kittitas County, Washington | Wahluke School District bus rear-ended by semi on I-90 near Cle Elum

Kingfisher County, Oklahoma | Updated: Fatal truck crash remains under investigation

Pierce County, Washington | One killed, several hurt on two separate truck crashes on I-5

Pierce County, Washington | Troopers say semi-truck slammed into broken down car on I-5; driver killed

Licking County, Ohio | Two motorcycles, semi-truck involved in crash on SR-37

Marshall County, Kentucky | Driver airlifted after crash involving car, semi in Calvert City

Grant County, Washington | Semi loses axle, crashing into oncoming traffic

Williamson County, Illinois | 2 injured in crash after semi rear-ends car

Pierce County, Washington | Semi-Tractor Slams into House

Blue Earth County, Minnesota State-Mankato track star killed in highway crash

Middlesex County, Massachusetts | Honey-toting semi tips load on I-65 ramp–ramp/article_91edb893-d56b-565b-99b1-11dcf278777b.html

Jefferson County, Florida | Fiery semi-truck crashed overnight after driver blacked out

Box Elder County, Utah | Fatal single-vehicle truck crash in Utah

Marion County, Oregon | Semi-truck crashes and rolls over on I-22

Vermillion County, Illinois | Semi hauling cattle crashes and overturns on I-22

St. Croix County, Wisconsin | Semi fails to stop in time and crashes into car

Yakima County, Washington | Semi driver falls asleep and rolls trailer; blocks I-82 eastbound

Cook County, Illinois | A truck driver was seriously hurt in an accident on the Kennedy Expressway that left part of the tractor-trailer dangling over a busy Chicago street in the Avondale neighborhood Sunday.

Titus County, Texas| A high school assistant track coach and a truck driver were killed, and dozens of students were hurt, after a grisly crash on a highway in East Texas, officials said Friday.

Franklin County, Ohio| One person is dead after a semi-truck accident on Interstate 270 on the southeast side.

Pierce County, Washington| A collision between a semi truck and one other vehicle closed highway 507 in Washington State.

Cook County, Illinois| A man was struck and killed by a semi truck on Chicago’s South Side on Saturday morning, according to police.

Mendocino County, California| A big rig towing two trailers full of sawdust on Highway 101 crashed into a Hopland restaurant.

Butte County, California|  A trucker hauling cement to the Oroville Dam crashed and died early Sunday morning, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

Plymouth County, Iowa|  A railroad crossing accident in Le Mars sent a truck driver to the hospital and scatters ice cream in the area on Wednesday.

Lowndes County, Georgia | One killed, three injured in Georgia truck crash after truck driver ran red light.

Pasco County, Florida | Dump truck driver cited for careless driving after spilling load of sand

Fulton County, Georgia | Tractor-trailer hauling more than 44,000-lbs of aluminum overturns in Georgia. Truck driver cited

Franklin County, Arkansas | 2nd person killed in fiery truck wreck involving semi hauling ammo

St. Clair County, Michigan | Two truckers were injured after one of the truck drivers fell asleep behind the wheel.

New Haven County, Connecticut | State police: Truck driver fell asleep, causing crash that shutdown I-91S in New Haven

Frederick County, Maryland | The driver of a semi that crashed and fell onto West 7th Street in Maryland told police he fell asleep at the wheel

Effingham County, Illinois | Truck driver pulling a FedEx double trailer failed to slow down and struck rear of another tractor trailer–crash-on-saturday/article_50d0cc55-bfd0-56e6-a74b-5ff4fcf526dd.html

Washoe County, Nevada | Double tractor trailer hits wall on westbound I-80 in Verdi

Outagamie County, Wisconsin | 11 injured after school bus rear ended by semi truck

Stearns County, Minnesota | Truck driver killed in single vehicle crash after truck leaves road

Lincoln County, South Dakota | Semi driver seriously injured after his big rig drifted off road and rolled over

Clay County, South Dakota | Truck driver hauling pigs makes sharp turn and overturns in a ditch

Ford County, Kansas | Tragic truck crash kills mother and 4 children

La Porte County, Indiana | Automatic Emergency Braking may have prevented this Indiana crash involving four semis

San Patricio County, Texas | Truck driver lost control, went into median, before fatally plunging onto railroad tracks

Minnehaha County, South Dakota | Truck driver killed, one person injured after semi drives off bridge at 5am near Sioux Falls

Douglas County, Washington | 2nd time this week: Semi truck hauling apples crashes into Columbia River

Porter County, Indiana | Semi-truck crash on Indiana Toll Road claims one life

Bradley County, Tennessee | Two truck drivers were killed in crash on I-75

Mineral County, Montana | Truck Driver Lost Control and Jackknifed in Montana.

Webster County, Missouri | Truck driver charged with murder after crashing into pick-up in Missouri, killing two people

Dinwiddie County, Virginia| Tractor-trailer carrying 27,000 pounds of salmon overturns on I-85 in Virginia

London County, Connecticut | Tractor-trailer busts guard rail, rolls down embankment

Hampden County, Massachusetts | One person was killed in an underride crash in Massachusetts.–412876343.html

Lancaster County, Nebraska | Trucker ticketed in connection with fatal truck crash in Nebraska.

Forsyth County, North Carolina | Authorities cite driver in last week’s dairy tanker crash in North Carolina.

Truck Crashes – 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maricopa County, AZ – Truck crash on Phoenix freeway – May 2016–17/83799004/

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

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

Lancaster County, PA – Large truck crashed into a home late at night – April 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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


Truck Crashes (2014-2015)