Trucking Accidents

Interstate 95 reopens after big-rig crash

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A semi-truck hauling several types of chemicals, including battery acid and petroleum, crashed near the New Dunn Avenue overpass of Interstate 95 in Ormond Beach, closing it down. Florida Highway Patrol reported that the truck was traveling south on Interstate 95 when it blew a tire.  The driver crashed into several barriers in the median,…

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Dump truck collides with school bus

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It was reported that a dump truck traveling at higher than the posted speed limit, failed to stop at a stop sign and T-boned a school bus. The impact caused the bus to roll onto its side.  The driver and one student were the only occupants of the bus; neither appeared to suffer any injuries.…

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Truck driver dies in 3-vehicle accident

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An early morning Saturday accident killed a semi tractor-trailer driver from Lakeland, according to Florida Highway Patrol.  The semi driver was traveling west on SR60; there was also a minivan traveling close by.  Both vehicles were approached by a pick-up truck traveling east. According to FHP reports, the 47-year old semi driver drove into the…

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Tractor-trailer in accident with bus

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A Miami-Date transit bus was making a stop in Hialeah when a semi-tractor trailer hit it from behind, injuring eight people. The eight people were taken to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries; the bus only sustained minor injuries as well. Hialeah police are investigating to determine why the semi bumped the bus.

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Florida Truck Accident Investigations

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An accident with a commercial truck is most likely to result in a serious injury or even death – the consequences can be catastrophic for the individuals in a car.  That is why it is critical to preserve any evidence found at the scene - The trucking company may remove the truck and transport it…

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