Estes Express Truck Crash

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Crash Impact Starts Fire, Injures Truck Driver

A big rig with DATS Trucking, Inc. was pulled over on the roadside when it got a flat tire. An Estes Express Lines tractor-trailer then slammed into the back of the DATS truck, starting a fire and critically injuring the driver, according to Utah officials (

Fatal Accident, Truck Fire Kills Driver

A tractor-trailer owned by Estes Express Lines was heading north on Interstate 85 near Lexington when it hit the back of a 1998 Ford SUV that was also northbound. The semi veered off the road, hit some trees, tipped over and ignited into fire  (

The information below reflects the content of the FMCSA management information systems as of 02/03/2015.


Crash Reports

Crashes reported to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for 24 months prior to 2-03-2015.

Fatal – 12

Injury – 150

Tow – 251

Total – 413

The crashes listed in the table above represent Estes Express involvement, without any determination as to the company’s responsibility.

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Estes Express Company Information

Physical Address: 3901 W BROAD ST, RICHMOND, VA 23230

Phone: (804) 353-1900

Mailing Address: PO BOX 25612, RICHMOND, VA 23260

UDOT Number: 121018

MC or MX Number: MC-97275

DUNS Number: 27-806-33

Power Units: 6,216

Drivers: 6,107

MCS-150 Form Date: 04/20/2011

MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 364,380,000 (2010)

Operation Classification: Auth. For Hire

Carrier Operation: Interstate

Cargo Carried: General Freight, Metal: sheets, coils, rolls, Building Materials, Machinery, Large Objects, Liquids/Gases, Intermodal Cont., Grain, Feed, Hay, Chemicals, Beverages, Paper Products, Agricultural/Farm Supplies.

Source: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration