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Teen driver dies after collision with semi-truck

Both state and federal crash data has proven, time and time again, that young drivers have the highest risk of involvement in car accidents that result in injury. Because they lack experience, ...
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Semi-truck driver jailed after fatal hit and run accident

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers know that pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to serious, life-threatening injuries when they're involved in motor vehicle accidents. And when the vehicle is a ...
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Truck driver in fatal crash had exceeded hours-of-service regulations, falsified status logs

A semi-truck can be a deadly weapon, especially when operated by a careless or negligent driver. As Missouri truck accident lawyers, we know that truck driver fatigue can be a serious threat to ...
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Rear-end collisions involving semi-trucks often prove fatal for passenger vehicle occupants

As Missouri truck accident lawyers, we know that passenger vehicles are no match for fully-loaded semi-trucks. After all, semis can weigh more than 10,000 pounds, meaning they can weigh nearly 30 ...
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Inattentive semi-truck driver & poorly maintained truck create conditions for fatal crash

When semi-trucks are involved in crashes with passenger vehicles, the outcome can be devastating. Semis are extremely large, heavy, and slow to brake: smaller cars and trucks are simply no match for ...
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Arkansas woman killed when her vehicle is pinned between 2 semis

A Fayetteville woman was killed and a man was injured when their vehicle was pinned between two semi-trucks in a four-vehicle wreck on Interstate 40. According to KFSM News in Fort Smith, Arkansas, ...
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Trucker declared "imminent hazard" after striking, killing Illinois State Trooper

Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that a Georgia-licensed trucker has been declared an imminent hazard after he struck and killed an Illinois State Trooper on ...
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Semi-truck driver arrested for felony hit and run after striking buggy, injuring family of five

A Wisconsin semi-truck driver is under arrest in connection with a hit and run crash involving his big rig and an Amish family's buggy. It happened on Halloween night, according to WEAU 13 News, as a ...
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Over two dozen injured when unmanned dump truck rolls into traffic, T-bones transit bus

On Tuesday morning, more than two dozen people were hospitalized with injuries after a driverless dump truck sideswiped a Los Angeles County transit bus, sending the bus careening into a BMW on ...
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Woman killed, five injured after Missouri semi-truck/SUV collision

On Monday, a woman was killed and five others were injured - including two children - when a tractor trailer slammed into an SUV on U.S. 40 in Kansas City. It happened around 2:00 p.m. According to ...
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Truck driver appeared "unaware" of train in fatal Amtrak - semi crash

A federal investigation into a deadly Nevada crash involving a semi-truck and an Amtrak train has revealed that the truck driver "seemed unaware of the approaching passenger train" when he drove into ...
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Dash-cam video: State trooper survives after being struck by semi

The Maryland State Police recently released a video of a trooper being struck by a semi-truck as he conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 70 near Hagerstown. The video, recorded by the dash cam in ...
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Wrong way drunk driver causes multi-vehicle crash, killing Kansas City woman

An Ohio teen is facing criminal charges for causing a wrong way, multi-vehicle crash that forced another car into the path of a semi-truck, killing a Kansas City woman. According to the Dayton Daily ...
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Buggy / semi-truck collision leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

Early Monday morning, a semi-truck plowed into an Amish buggy in LaGrange County, Indiana, leaving one person dead and four others injured. The crash happened as the semi-tractor attempted to pass the ...
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Shifting loads and cargo spills create hazards for Missouri drivers

Truck accidents can be caused by various factors, but insecure cargo or improperly loaded supplies can be especially dangerous. Sadly, all too often, people are injured or killed in cargo related ...
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Missouri Pedestrian Suffered Gunshot Wound to the Face Before Being Struck By Semi-Truck

Any collision involving a semi-truck can have serious consequences. When the other party is a pedestrian, however, the aftermath can be especially deadly. On Tuesday near Cape Girardeau, a pedestrian ...
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Missouri Senate Passes SB443 to Comply With Federal Mandates Regarding Truck Drivers and Drunk Driving Offenses

This week, our Missouri truck accident attorneys were pleased to see that the Missouri Senate passed an important bill that directly impacts the safety of Missouri motorists in more ways than one. ...
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