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Fatal semi accident in Jacksonville

A Saturday morning in Jacksonville ended badly for a semi-truck driver and his passenger.  The truck driver and his passenger, were traveling on the westbound lanes of Interstate 10.  The road was wet.  The truck driver was changing lanes when his truck started slipping.  The semi turned over on the median, killing his passenger. The accident is…

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Tampa woman injured in semi accident

Archives, Trucking Accidents

A 27-year old woman traveling on I-75 near Big Bend Road crashed into a semi-truck in the early morning hours; she was critically injured.  Florida Highway Patrol said the woman hit the truck from behind and ended up in the grass.   The woman was taken to a local Tampa hospital in critical condition.  The…

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Fed-Ex driver killed in Tampa accident

Archives, Trucking Accidents

Interstate 4 in Tampa was the scene of a fatal accident that killed a FedEx truck driver, recently.  The accident happened 85 miles south of Orlando and 280 miles north of Miami.  As the FedEx driver approached exit 301/92, a GMC truck’s tire flew into the path of the FedEx truck, causing the FedEx driver to lose control of his truck. …

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Truck accident responsibility

Archives, Trucking Accidents

Truck accidents happen every day in Florida.  Having an accident with an 18-wheeler can cause serious injury and sometimes death.  A passenger vehicle has little chance of survival against a fully loaded 18-wheeler.   Under Federal Law, Title 49, Chapter III, “the liability of the trucking company is statutory in addition to general common law”. …

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