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Box Trailer Driver Tragically Dies in Crash with Log Truck in Aitkin County, MN

A tragic fatal crash in Aitkin County, Minnesota, took the life of a truck driver. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Kenworth tractor hauling a box trailer was traveling southbound on Minnesota Highway 169 in Aitkin County. At County…

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Minnesota Family Rear-Ended by Semitrailer in Evansdale, Iowa

A GoFundMe account has been created to raise money for the Buck family, four members of which were seriously injured in a traffic accident on December 29, 2017. The accident happened on Interstate 380 in Evansdale, Iowa, near Waterloo. Eric…

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Truck Accident Lawyers Call on Congress to Expedite Truck Underride Safety Bill

Leading truck accident attorneys Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman are calling on Congress to get behind a transportation safety bill that would mandate trailer guards for commercial trucks to save motorists from the horror of truck underride crashes. The proposed…

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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…

Semi Trailer Accident
Pinned by Semi Truck in Hudson, Wisconsin

A 37-year-old man from Menomonie, Wisconsin, suffered life-threatening injuries in a frightful freeway crash reportedly caused by a semi truck that moved abruptly into his lane and slammed his car against the cement median barrier on Interstate 94 in Hudson,…

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Lawyer for Truck Crash 101: It Wasn’t an “Accident”

Truck crash lawsuit attorneys at Pritzker Hageman, P.A., support a new Minnesota Safety Council campaign calling for everyone in our society to change how we talk about traffic crashes — specifically, not using the word “accident’’ to describe them. Already…

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Passing in Fog, Semi Truck Kills Iowa Woman in Pickup Truck

The Sac County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol and Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement are investigating a semi truck crash that claimed the life of 65-year old Sharon Irene Rohlf of Odebolt, Iowa. She was pronounced dead at the scene and…

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Tragic Crash near Lake View, Iowa Kills One, Seriously Injures Two

One woman is dead and others are injured in a crash near Lake View, Iowa. The crash happened on Christmas Eve morning on Highway 175 at about 8:24 a.m. According to the Sac County Sheriff’s Office, a semi-tractor trailer traveling…

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Motorcyclist Killed by Semitrailer Pulling into Traffic

A motorcyclist was killed when a semitrailer pulled into traffic from a closed lane. On Saturday, December 3, 2016, a 28-year-old motorcyclist from Merritt Island was traveling in the eastbound lanes of State Road 520 near Cocoa, Florida, when an…

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Large Truck Crash Causes: Unfit Drivers, Distraction and Defects

Large truck crashes result in thousands of deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year. Because of their size and weight (50,000 to 80,000 pounds with a load of freight), they introduce a disproportionate hazard to the occupants of…

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Young Boy Seriously Injured in Zumbrota, MN Crash Involving Semi Truck

Today, October 13, 2016, an accident between a semitrailer truck and a car on Highway 60 in Zumbrota, Minnesota, resulted in a young child being seriously injured. A Ford Taurus was eastbound on the Highway 60 West bridge over Highway…

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What Happens if a Truck Driver Was Illegally or Negligently Parked?

The family of someone who dies in a rear-end collision involving a semi truck may have a wrongful death claim if that truck was illegally or in any way negligently parked at the side of the road. This means the…