Five Car Pileup In Charlotte, NC Involves Two Tractor-Trailers

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 [...]

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Truck Drivers Rarely Admit Sleeping Problems

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: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics  No Comments

Five-Truck Crash on U.S. 60 in Powhatan County, VA Kills 3, Injures 3

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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Injuries Pile Up in Chain-Reaction Crash Following Tractor-Trailer Wreck on I-64

Police did not specify how serious the injuries suffered in the collisions at interstate milepost 238 near Williamsburg were.

February 13, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Trucker Dies in Rear-End Collision on I-81 in Rockbridge County, VA

The man ran into the back of a stalled semi in the right-hand lane of the interstate near Lexington.

February 2, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Tractor-Trailer Accident in I-95 Work Zone Claims Trucker’s Life

Highway workers’ lives were spared because of a “cushion” vehicle parked on the roadway.

August 8, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Condition of Highway Cable Barriers a Concern in North Carolina

Loose and damaged cables were found in several sections of in-median barriers designed to prevent head-on collisions.

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Fire Chief and Son Injured when Pickup Truck Hits Motorcycle

Both airlifted to a hospital near Tazewell, Virginia (VA), but they survived their injuries.

July 11, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Two-Truck Rear-End Accident in West Virginia

The collision is yet another example of the dangers presented by negligently or unprofessionally driven large commercial trucks.

July 11, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Crash Involving Pickup Truck Kills Teen in Union County, NC

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.

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