By Jim Lewis, VA/NC Trucking Accident Attorney One person was hospitalized following a five-vehicle crash on I-77 during the morning rush hour that involved two tractor-trailers. To learn more, read the full story here… “Two Tractor-Trailers And Three Passenger Cars Involved in Morning Pileup On I-77” CA About the Editors: The Virginia (VA) trucking accident attorneys [...]
April 30, 2013 Tags: 18 wheeler, accident, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, collision, crash, I-485, I-77, injury, interstate, NC, NC car accident attorney, NC Injury attorney, North Carolina, passenger vehicle, pileup, semi, three-car accident, tractor trailer, truck Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics No Comments
By Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton, Fatal Truck Crash Attorneys in Virginia What Happened: A new study has found evidence that commercial truck drivers might lie about sleep apnea problems because they are fearful of losing their job. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes a person’s breathing to be interrupted while they sleep. As a result, [...]
October 16, 2012 Tags: accident, collision, crash, injury, semi, sleep, sleep apnea, sleepy driving, tractor trailer, Truck accident, VA personal injury lawyer, Virginia, wreck Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics No Comments
Residents of the rural central Virginia county said tractor-trailer accidents are common on that stretch of highway, where the two travel lanes narrow and are separated only by one solid and one dashed yellow line.
March 27, 2012 Tags: accident, collision, death, driver, dump truck, head on collision, injuries, killed, Lewis, logging truck, loss of life, Powhatan County, rear-end, tractor trailer, U.S. 60, VA, Virginia, wrongful death Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics No Comments
Police did not specify how serious the injuries suffered in the collisions at interstate milepost 238 near Williamsburg were.
February 13, 2012 Tags: accidents, Appleton, attorney, chain reaction, collision, crash, driver, I-64, injuries, tractor trailer, truck, VA, Williamsburg, York County Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics No Comments
The man ran into the back of a stalled semi in the right-hand lane of the interstate near Lexington.
February 2, 2012 Tags: accident, Alabama, attorney, collision, crash, death, driver, Duffan, fatal, I-81, injured, move over law, Rockbridge County, semi, tractor trailer, Virginia Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics No Comments
Highway workers’ lives were spared because of a “cushion” vehicle parked on the roadway.
Loose and damaged cables were found in several sections of in-median barriers designed to prevent head-on collisions.
July 30, 2011 Tags: accident, Appleton, attorney, barriers, cable, collision, crash, crossover, damaged, death, hurt, injury, lawyer, Lewis, loose, medians, NC, neglected, personal, protect, spaghetti, VA, Virginia, wrongful Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics No Comments
Both airlifted to a hospital near Tazewell, Virginia (VA), but they survived their injuries.
July 11, 2011 Tags: accident, airlifted, attorney, Brannon, collision, crash, fire chief, fracture, injury, lawyer, Lewis, motorcycle, personal, pick-up, rural, Tazewell, VA, Virginia Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics No Comments
The collision is yet another example of the dangers presented by negligently or unprofessionally driven large commercial trucks.
The fault does not appear to be that of the pickup truck driver, but of the driver of another car who rear-ended her, pushing her car into the incoming traffic.
July 2, 2011 Tags: Altima, Appleton, attorneys, Carolina, collision, died, ended, fatal, injury, lawyers, NC, North, passenger, personal, pickup, rear, Shapiro, T-boned, teenage, Toyota, turn, Union Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics No Comments