Truck Accidents

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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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Could Guard Rails Help Prevent Tractor Trailer Deaths?

A recent auto safety group believes tractor-trailers would be less likely involved in fatal crashes with side guardrails mounted between their tires. On the other hand, the trucking industry disagrees; explaining that technology …

May 25th, 2017

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A Big Rig in Baton Rouge Loses its Load, Creates Dangerous Situation for Motorists

Tractor-trailers regularly carry loads of cargo that can approach nearly 80,000 pounds. If a tractor-trailer’s cargo is not properly loaded and safely secured, it can create an extremely dangerous situation for other motorists …

February 3rd, 2016

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