Responding to Tractor-Trailer Crash, Deputy Injured in Head-On Collision

The sheriff’s deputy and the driver of another car wound up hospitalized with serious but not lfe-threatening injuries on December 7, 2011.

December 10, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Tolls Approved for Virginia Portion of I-95

The move is expected to generate monies to fund safety projects on a highway that has seen a number of serious truck crashes.

September 21, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Top Ten Safe Summer Driving Tips From Commercial Truck Drivers

Maintaining a constant speed can reduce fuel costs by 30 percent and give you more time to react to changing road conditions and mistakes by other motorists.

July 1, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Fatal Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills One Injures Two

 By Rick Shapiro, Personal Injury Attorney Virginia (VA) has many long stretches of road where a tired tractor-trailer driver may pull over and rest. This was the case in Indiana (IN) when a semi driver was killed when his truck rear-ended another semi that had been parked on the shoulder. The driver who caused the wreck [...]

January 17, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: National Trucking Accident/Injury Topics, Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Slow Driver Causes Fiery Crash With Big Rig

By Richard Shapiro, Personal Injury Attorney Have you ever been driving behind a car that just refuses to hit the gas and go? A tractor-trailer driver had just that problem on I-95.  Unfortunately the driver was going so slowly that it caused the big-rig to crash.  Find out more. About the Editors: Shapiro, Cooper Lewis [...]

December 2, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Tractor Trailer Hits Mower, Kills Driver

A Semi-Truck sideswiped two safety vehicles before striking a lawn mower and killing the operator on interstate I-95 (I 95) near Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (NC), reports Channel 11 News. Troopers say the tractor trailer speed was between 65 and 70 mph in the work zone. “At this point it’s still unclear what the circumstances was, [...]

November 5, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Nine Car Accident Starts with Distracted Driver Ends with Faulty Brakes

By Rick Shapiro, Personal Injury Attorney It was a confusing and hectic scene on the side of Interstate 95 near Prince William County, Virginia (VA).  Six people including a Virginia State Trooper were injured in a nine car accident started by a distracted driver, reports The NOVA Insider.  The play by play went like this: Accident [...]

October 20, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Dump Truck Hits 12 Cars on I-95, Five People Injured

By Jim Lewis, Truck Wreck Lawyer A dump truck was traveling down Interstate 95 (I-95) in Woodbridge, Virginia (VA) near Prince William Parkway when the truck driver allegedly suffered a medical emergency. This emergency caused the truck to swerve out of control and hit 12 other vehicles, according to the Washington Post. The dump truck [...]

April 21, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  One Comment

One Dead in Virginia I-495 Tractor Trailer Accident

By John Cooper, Truck Accident Lawyer Elizabeth P. Lyman of Fairhaven, Massachusetts (MA) was driving her Plymouth Voyager on Interstate 495 (I-495) when she decided to pull off the side of the road at the Springfield interchange in Fairfax, Virginia (VA), according to wusa9.com. Tragically, she would never make it to her destination. A tractor [...]

April 13, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments

Deadly I-95 Tractor Trailer Crash near Dunn, North Carolina Kills Child

by John Cooper A tractor trailer crash on I-95 just outside of Dunn, North Carolina (N.C.) has tragically left a 6 year old child dead. In a sad chain of events an SUV in which the child was riding collided with an 18 wheeler on a stretch of Interstate 95 in Harnett County, North Carolina [...]

December 27, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Virginia (VA) Trucking Injury/Accidents Topics  No Comments


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