Articles Posted in Truck Accidents

From driver inattention to illegal turns and overloaded freight, there are many reasons why truck accidents take place. Sadly, these incidents are sometimes fatal. In certain circumstances, trucks can pose a significant threat due to multiple factors, such as fatigued drivers and the sheer size of a semi. In San Francisco, busy roads can make matters worse, so drivers should always be aware of the risk of a truck accident in an urban area.

After colliding with an armored truck, a delivery truck driver lost his life and was determined to have died at the location of the crash. Although a passenger in the delivery truck was unable to escape at first, the fire department managed to extract the passenger, who was taken to a nearby hospital.

Although there is evidence to suggest the driver of the delivery truck rear-ended the other truck, an investigation into the incident is ongoing. Two people in the armored truck suffered minor injuries and turned down treatment. Officials have not released the identities of those involved in the accident.

There are many factors that can contribute to accidents on the road, from overloaded trucks to drunk drivers. However, poor driving conditions caused by inclement weather can be particularly dangerous. Truckers in San Francisco and throughout California should be aware of the hazards they face when behind the wheel and do everything they can to prevent another truck accident from occurring.

A recent incident, which took place on a Pasadena freeway just after midnight, involved three semi trucks and three additional vehicles. One trucker lost their life and two drivers were hospitalized due to the accident. Additionally, a truck driver died on the same freeway later in the morning.

The first accident left so much wreckage that personnel were still cleaning up the mess 12 hours later. Furthermore, cat litter had to be placed on diesel that had leaked out and spread over numerous lanes. Because train tracks ran down the middle of the freeway, train service was interrupted, prompting passengers to rely on a shuttle during the closure. There were a series of accidents in the region and this surge in traffic collisions came with wet road conditions due to a storm.

Although any vehicle accident can have tragic consequences, when a semi truck is involved, the risk of death or serious injuries is heightened due to the sheer size of trucks. Whether you drive the busy streets of San Francisco or any other part of the state, you should always be vigilant and aware of the problems that can arise from a truck accident. There are a number of factors that can cause an accident, such as truck driver fatigue and overloaded trucks. Regardless of the cause, the frequency of these collisions should be reduced.

After being struck by a semi truck that was attempting to turn, a police officer was knocked off of his motorcycle and hit the ground. He was flown to the hospital and it is believed that he will survive his serious injuries. The officer has been working for the police department for 17 years and was not responding to an urgent call when the accident took place.

The cause of the accident, which occurred in Ontario, California, has not been established. The truck driver was not injured and did not receive a citation, although he could be cited once authorities have completed the investigation.

The BART strike is into its second day and has taken its toll on Bay Area commutes. Morning traffic was also frustrated this morning by an accident that occurred at the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. According to an ABC 7 News report, a semi truck crashed into the structure where tens of thousands of vehicles pay to cross the bridge into San Francisco.

A spokesperson for the Golden Gate explained that the truck tried to use a lane that was too narrow for it. In trying to pass through the toll, the truck snapped its front axle. The plaza itself was also damaged.

The California Highway Patrol also noted that the truck was blocking three lanes of southbound traffic, making the commute from the North Bay much more complicated than usual. Fortunately, no one was hurt.