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18-Wheeler Accidents Tag

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Serious 18-Wheeler Accident

serious 18-wheeler accident

According to WLBT and Yazoo County Sheriff a multi-car wreck including 5 cars and an 18-wheeler injured 3 people Thursday afternoon. The serious 18-wheeler accident occurred at the intersection of Hwy 49 and Ole Benton Rd after a pickup truck ran a red light causing the 18-wheeler to lose control and hit a stop light along with 3 other vehicles. Three people were taken to the hospital, but their injuries are unknown. Unfortunately, serious cat accidents such as this one happens everyday cause pain to both the victims and their families. The pain resulting from a car wreck isn’t just physical...

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18-Wheeler Accident in Mississippi

18-Wheeler Accident in Mississippi

If you've been involved in an 18-wheeler Accident in Mississippi, it can be a scary and overwhelming experience. These types of accidents can result in serious injuries and significant damage to your vehicle. It's important to take the right steps immediately after the accident to protect your legal rights and ensure that you receive fair compensation for your injuries and losses. In this article, we'll discuss what you should do after an accident with an 18-wheeler in Mississippi. Seek Medical Attention The first and most important step is to seek medical attention for your injuries. Even if you feel fine, it's...

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What do I do After an 18-Wheeler Accident?

What do I do After an 18-Wheeler Accident

In the U.S. nearly 68% of deaths involving an 18-wheeler are the occupants of passenger vehicles, while only 15% is that of the occupants in the 18-wheeler. The number of deaths from 18-wheeler accidents is around a staggering 4,000 the amount of injuries due to 18-wheeler wrecks is much higher. Many of us may have never been in a wreck let alone with an 18-wheeler, but with the amount of large trucks on the road you may have one main question. What do I do after an 18-wheeler accident? Involved in an 18-Wheeler Wreck? After being in a wreck with an 18-wheeler...

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Liability in an 18-Wheeler Accident

liability in an 18-wheeler accident

There are over 13 million registered trucks in the U.S. according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. This huge amount of big trucks means there are countless amounts on the road at one given time leading to many 18-wheeler wrecks every day. While it may be difficult sometimes to avoid an 18-wheeler wreck, it may leave you wondering the liability in an 18-wheeler accident, if you are involved in one. When it comes to the liability in an 18-wheeler accident, it can come from a variety of different places. The driver The company that hired the driver The trucking company The...

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What to do if Involved in a Hit and Run Crash

what to do if involved in a hit and run crash

Wondering what to do if involved in a hit and run crash? Well, that is the question for many people Saturday evening when a man driving an 18-wheeler hit multiple vehicles that led to a multi-state police chase. According to WLBT Oak Grove Police Department arrested a man after that had reportedly hit multiple vehicles that led to chase that started in Clarksville, Tennessee and ended in the Walmart parking lot of Oak Grove, Kentucky Saturday evening around 6 P.M. No life-threatening injuries were reported. Hit and run accidents happen every day, leaving victims injured and confused of what to do. Many...

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Two Children Killed in a Wreck with 18-Wheeler

two children killed in a wreck

Friday afternoon two children were killed in a wreck with an 18-wheeler and three others were injured when their car was hit by a semi-truck. The deadly crash happened on I-55 near Marston, Missouri around 12 P.M. Friday. The crash happened after the SUV failed to yield to the semi-truck resulting in the death of two of the children in the SUV and injuring three others. KAIT reports that the children in the vehicle ranged from ages 11 to 15 with two other passengers in their thirties. Two of the 3 other kids had serious injuries and were transferred by...

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18-Wheeler Wreck on I-10 Bridge, Pascagoula River

18-wheeler wreck

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to an 18-wheeler wreck on the eastbound side of the I-10 bridge over the Pascagoula River. Both east bound lanes are currently shutdown. An 18-wheeler lost control during the continued rain plaguing the Coast, dumping metal, and causing accidents with numerous vehicles. No other news is available at this time but follow MDOT on twitter for more updates. A majority of the car wrecks that occur on Mississippi highways involve 18-wheelers. If you were involved in this wreck or another, what should you do? First, ensure that you are safe and ensure the safety of any...

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Log Truck Collision Kills 3 People

log truck

Monday afternoon MHP responded to a log truck crash in Copiah County that killed 3 people. The log truck was travelling East on highway 28 when it collided with a Lexus. As a result of the log truck collision, both the driver of the log truck and the two occupants of the Lexus died. The vehicle crash is still under investigation, but more information can be seen at wjtv.com. Mississippi has a large logging industry so unfortunately a log truck collision isn’t uncommon. Lately there has been many accidents on the road and when it comes to wrecks with large trucks...

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18-Wheeler Wreck Kills 3 on I-59

18-wheeler wreck kills 3

WLBT reports of a deadly crash on I-59 Saturday afternoon involving an 18-wheeler and another vehicle. Mississippi Highway Patrol reports the 18-wheeler wreck kills 3 of the people in the passenger vehicle and injured 2 others including the driver of the semi-truck. This deadly accident occurred around 3:30 P.M. Saturday afternoon in Heidelberg, MS. Lately we are hearing more and more about these deadly accidents on our Mississippi highways. A majority of the deadly wrecks are involving an 18-wheeler, which according to policyadvice.net is the result of 74% of fatal car crashes. It is important to stay alert and cautious when...

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Dangerous Semi-Truck Crash on I-55

dangerous semi-truck crash

WAPT News reports of a dangerous semi-truck crash occurred on I-55 this morning, July 21st in Canton, MS near the Nissan plant involving a semi-truck and multiple vehicles. It is still a developing story, so we are not sure of the injuries yet. This semi-truck crash is one of many that can be seen on I-55 on a daily basis, as this stretch of highway goes from Northern Illinois to South Louisiana. Even with all the new technology we have today the transportation of goods is primarily still done by 18-wheelers throughout the U.S. Unfortunately, many times when there are crashes involving...

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