tractor-trailer crash News

Alabama Interstate Crash Caused by Trucker Pulling Tooth

Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was pulling one of his teeth. The Alabama Highway Patrol says the truck driver told troopers he had taken his hands off the wheel …

I-93 Crash Victim’s Husband Sues Firms

The husband of a New Hampshire woman who died in 2013 when a tire from a truck trailer slammed into her SUV on Interstate 93 in Hooksett has sued the companies that operated the unit. The accident killed 40-year-old Kerry …

‘Multiple’ Maintenance Opportunities Could Have Prevented Crash

A New Hampshire State Police report says maintenance on a tractor trailer on Interstate 93 wasn’t up to date when a tire came off and bounced across the lanes, causing a crash that killed a driver. WMUR-TV reports police said …

New Mexico Judge Awards Estate $80M in Suffocation Death

A judge has awarded nearly $80 million to the estate and family of an Albuquerque woman who suffocated in 2002 when her car was buried by sand after being struck by a tractor-trailer truck. District Judge Shannon Bacon entered the …

Lawsuit Filed After Illinois Trooper’s Death

An attorney has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the widow of an Illinois State Police trooper who was killed in a tractor-trailer crash. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Swansea attorney Thomas Keefe filed the lawsuit on behalf …