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Paramedic Killed When Ambulance Hit Stalled Semi Truck

A 24-year-old paramedic was tragically killed and the driver of the ambulance was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the Healtheast Ambulance was traveling eastbound on I-694, attempting to…

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Accidents Involving Semi Trucks Prove Fatal in SD, RI and ND

The last week has witnessed several fatal semi truck accidents on our nation’s roads. Most are still currently under investigation; in at least one, the driver of the trucks has been charged by police officials with reckless driving. South Dakota…

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Wrongful Deaths from Trucking Accidents Prevented with Safety Technologies

Wrongful deaths from trucking accidents would decline significantly and truck accident injuries would be cut by more than 22,000 hospitalizations a year if tractor-trailer rigs were equipped with advanced safety technologies, according to a new semi-truck safety report by AAA’s…

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FDA Warns Infant Sleep Positioner Poses Suffocation Risk

This information should be passed on to anyone you know who has a baby or is going to have one. The FDA is warning parents and other caregivers not to use infant sleep positioners because the baby may die from…

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Truck Accident Lawyers Raise Concerns Over Shortage of Semi Drivers

With truck accidents at the forefront of many traffic safety concerns, truck crash attorneys Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman are raising tough questions about the growing U.S. trucker shortage and whether safety is compromised by a quality versus quantity issue.…

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Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Minnesota on the Rise

There have been 44 fatal motorcycle accidents in Minnesota so far this year. This is up from 39 deaths at this time last year. “Other vehicles on the road, particularly large commercial trucks, need to watch for motorcycles and always…

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Severe Weather Brings Elevated CO Poisoning Risk

One of the many dangers people face in the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado or other severe weather event that causes a power outage is an elevated risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. To help reduce this risk, the Centers…

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One Killed, One Injured When Semi Truck Hits Pickup near Sleepy Eye

A passenger in a pickup was killed and the driver critically injured in crash on Highway 4 in Home Township, Minnesota. A Hino Straight semi truck was traveling northbound on Highway 4 in Home Township, Brown County. A Chevy pickup…

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Creighton University Student from Rosemount, MN Tragically Killed

A young woman from Rosemount, Minnesota, was tragically killed yesterday in a crash on Interstate 80 in Omaha, Nebraska. The driver of a semi truck failed to slow down for slow traffic and rear ended the Toyota Prius in which…

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2 Injured in Forest Lake When Dump Truck Hits Power Line

Two women were injured in Forest Lake when a dump truck hit power lines, knocking it down. The women were walking on 15th Street Southwest when the dump truck, its flatbed extended, ran into power lines that were hanging above…

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3 Semi Truck Collisions in MN, One Critical Injury in Olmsted County

A Chevrolet Prizm was traveling westbound on Highway 30 in Olmsted County. A Mack dump truck was traveling northbound on Olmsted County Road 8. As the dump truck began to cross Highway 30, the two vehicles collided. The driver of…

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Why the NTSB is Investigating the Minnehaha Academy Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has joined the investigation of a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis that killed two people and injured nine others yesterday. A rapid response team from the federal agency charged with determining…