Oregon Fatal Truck Crash
Head-On Collision of Kenworth and Freightliner Trucks Kills Drivers

Two commercial truck drivers were tragically killed in a head-on collision in Malheur County, Oregon, on December 30, 2017. The accident happened on U.S. 20, just west of Harper, at approximately 9:10 a.m. Cause of Fatal Kenworth-Freightliner Truck Crash Under…

Semi Trailer Accident lawyer
Truck crash injuries, deaths prompt strict monitoring of driving hours

Truck crashes injure more than 100,000 Americans each year, a situation that results every 12 months in truck accident deaths to as many as 4,000 people who occupy cars, pickups, motorcycles and SUVs. Semi-truck traffic is dangerous to the point…

Failure to Yield Cause of 2 Crashes in Minnesota

The following information is from the Minnesota State Patrol. On Christmas day, a 2014 Dodge Ram traveling southbound on Highway 65 failed to yield at the intersection of Highway 2 in Itasca County and hit a Toyota Camry that was…

Fornt-End Loader
Worker Fatally Pinned between Semi Truck and Front-End Loader in Hugo, MN

A fatal workplace incident in Hugo, Minnesota, resulted in the death of a 36-year-old man. At about 8:40 a.m., December 13, 2017, Aaron D. Reich, a resident of Buffalo, Minnesota, was fatally pinned between a semitrailer truck and a front-end…

Drinking and Driving
Head-On Collision on I-94 in Minneapolis Injures 3

A suspected drunk driver caused a head-on collision when she drove the wrong way on I-94 in Minneapolis on Monday, December 11, 2017. At about 2 a.m. Monday morning, a car driven by a 25-year-old woman was traveling north in…

Attorneys Inspect Truck
Large Trucks with Bad Brakes are Roadway Hazard

Faulty truck brakes cause tractor-trailers to crash into passenger vehicles in places where reliable equipment would have saved lives. It’s a devastating safety lapse that has inspired a North American group of law enforcement agencies to focus attention on large…

Gas Explosion
2 Dead, 2 Injured near Dixon, IL Gas Pipeline Explosion

Two people died and two others were severely injured when farm equipment struck a natural gas pipeline near Dixon, IL on December 5. The explosion, which occurred around 9 a.m on a farm near the intersection of Franklin Grove Road…

Horse and Buggy Road Sign
Horse-and-Buggy Fatal Crash Near Staples, MN Highlights Need for More Prevention Measures

The following is an accident report from the Minnesota State Patrol. Another tragic crash involving a horse and buggy has resulted in the death of a young man. Please watch for buggies on the road. A horse and buggy traveling…

Stop Lights Night
SUV Driver Runs Red Light in St. Paul, Hits Bicyclist and Flees

The driver of an SUV ran a red light and hit a bicyclist early Sunday morning, November 26, 2017, in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. The driver then fled the scene. As of the posting of this article, police have not…

Dump Truck Road Construction
Construction Worker Killed by Molnau Trucking Dump Truck in MN

A construction worker was tragically killed on a road construction site in Delano, Minnesota when a dump truck driver ran over her. She had gotten out of her vehicle right before being fatally hit by the dump truck. Jaqueline J.…

Impaired Semitrailer Driver
Fatal Truck Crashes Increase, Killing More People in Passenger Vehicles

Significantly more Americans were killed by large trucks in 2016 than 2015, according to a new research finding that bucks the general downward trend in U.S. traffic fatalities over the past decade. Semi-trucks and other large commercial trucks were involved…

Truck Backing Up
Pickup Driver Killed When Semitrailer Backed out of Driveway

A semitrailer is not supposed to back out onto a road trailer-first. The reason for this is clear. The semi driver can’t see if a vehicle is coming, and anyone traveling on the road is at risk if severe injury…