There have been several dramatic crashes lately, each involving two tractor-trailers.
On May 6, a flatbed tractor-trailer drove through the middle of a loaded dry van trailer that had rolled onto its side on I-76 in near Wiggins, Colorado. Both drivers were taken to a hospital for their injuries. See the details.
On Monday, May 14 a tractor-trailer had slowed in the right lane for a work zone on I-87 near Newburgh, New York, and was rear-ended by another tractor-trailer police say was “traveling at a high rate of speed.” The driver of the second truck was trapped inside his truck’s cab, which was driven into the trailer of the other truck, and suffered serious injuries. See more on this accident.
On Tuesday, May 15, a tractor-trailer westbound on the Indiana Toll Road slammed into the back of another truck that was stopped alongside the highway as the driver was said to have been checking his tires. Indiana State Police say the two drivers suffered only minot injuries. Here’s how the police reported on the accident.