Truck Accidents

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New Louisiana Regulations Permit Self-Driving Trucks

Many of the items that we use in our daily lives have at one point seen the inside of an 18-wheeler or other large truck. But while these vehicles have been paramount to …

August 7th, 2019

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Church Van, Heavy-Duty Truck Collide in Virginia, Killing Four

A 47-year-old Norfolk man has been charged with reckless driving after his heavy-duty truck rear-ended a church van in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. The collision killed four and left several others injured. An article …

July 10th, 2019

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Bicyclist Killed by Truck in Livingston Parish

A bicyclist walking his bike on the shoulder of the road was struck and killed by a truck in an early-morning collision in Livingston Parish. An article on the emerging investigation is available …

June 24th, 2019

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Box Truck, Passenger Van Collide in Mississippi, Killing Eight

A head-on collision between a passenger van and a box truck left eight dead on a rural highway in Mississippi. An article on the incident—which is still under investigation—is available here. The Crash …

June 10th, 2019

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Runaway Tractor-Trailer Tire Kills College Student

A tragic accident in which two large wheels broke free from a tractor-trailer has left a young New Orleans college student dead. An article outlining the incident appears here. A Young Life Lost …

April 15th, 2019

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Louisiana State Police Identify Vehicle which Caused Interstate 10 Shutdown in Metairie

Louisiana State Police located a vehicle they suspect was involved in a recent hit-and-run collision on Interstate 10 East. An article about this ongoing investigation is available here. According to police, investigators recovered …

February 4th, 2019

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Vigil in Marksville for Louisiana Children Killed in Collision

Friends, family, and other local residents gathered recently in Avoyelles Parish to mourn five area children who died in a recent crash. An article on the moving ceremony held to remember the young …

January 28th, 2019

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Man Dies in Collision with Semitruck

The Louisiana State Police report a 33-year-old was recently killed in a crash involving an 18-wheeler on northbound LA-1. An article on the incident is available here. Police say the man—who was not …

November 20th, 2018

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18-Wheeler Sideswiped Vehicle On I-10 Causing 3 People to Be Thrown into Spillway

Every year, over 80,000 people are injured due to crashes involving tractor-trailers and commercial trucks.  A local accident with a big rig happened recently when a tractor-trailer traveling westbound on I-10 accidentally side-swiped …

September 25th, 2017

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A Tragic 18-Wheeler Accident Fatally Injures 31-Year-Old Louisiana Resident

A tragic accident took the life of a 31-year-old Louisiana resident when she was struck by an 18-wheeler Thursday morning. The woman’s vehicle was hit by the tractor-trailer as she pulled out onto …

June 9th, 2017

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