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Tractor Trailer Driver Charged in Wilmington DE Truck Accident

WILMINGTON, DE – A truck driver was charged after he crashed his tractor trailer and shut down an interstate in New Castle County, Delaware for over two hours Thursday afternoon, November 18th. The single vehicle truck accident occurred in the northbound lanes of Interstate 495 near the juncture with Edgemoor Road in the city of Wilmington, DE. The accident area is in the far north corner of Delaware near the border with Pennsylvania, about 21 miles northeast of Elkton, Maryland and about 32 miles southwest of Philadelphia, PA.

Early Thursday afternoon 51 year old Robert E. Daumer of Northampton, PA was driving a 1982 Mack Cruiseliner semi tractor trailer north on I-495, traveling through New Castle County, DE. There was one passenger riding in the cab section of the semi truck, identified as 63 year old Janis Chabak of Birdsboro, PA. The bed of the open trailer section was empty at the time of the truck accident, and it is not known if the driver had just made a delivery or was on his way to pick up cargo. ... Read More

Rear-End Truck Accident on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge

ARNOLD, MD – A truck accident on Friday afternoon, August 20, brought commuter traffic to a standstill on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. One person was injured in the rear-end collision which occurred on the bridge that crosses over the Chesapeake Bay near the city of Arnold, MD. The accident area is in the central section of the state about 62 miles west of Dover, Delaware and about 36 miles east of Washington, DC.

Local emergency personnel from Anne Arundel County Fire Department arrived at the scene of the truck accident and worked to extricate the driver of the Corvette using the Jaws of Life.

Shortly after 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon a semi trailer truck was traveling west on the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. A red Corvette driven by a 24 year old man was directly in front of the 18 wheeler truck. The trailer truck and car were both traveling in the right lane of the bridge. ... Read More

Wilmington, DE Semi Truck Accident Overturns on I-95

CHRISTIANA, DE – Traffic was delayed for hours on Tuesday when a tractor trailer lost part of its load and then overturned near Christiana, Delaware, in the Wilmington-Newark metropolitan area. The accident happened on Interstate 95 in the far north section of the state near the borders with Maryland and Pennsylvania, and 40 miles southwest of Philadelphia, PA.

Crews cleanup overturned load in semi truck accident on I-95

Crews cleanup overturned load in semi truck accident on I-95

Early Tuesday morning 35 year old Michael Daliessio of Smyrna, DE was traveling northbound on I-95, hauling a load of large paper rolls on the flatbed of his truck. Each of the rolls on the tractor trailer reportedly weighed over two thousand pounds. Mr. Daliessio allegedly did not have his cargo properly secured and at around 5:30 a.m. the tie down straps began to break and one of the rolls fell off the flatbed.


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After the first roll fell off, the other rolls started falling off the 18 wheeler and they flew into the air, hitting two passenger vehicles on the interstate. The drivers of the two vehicles were not injured in the accidents. There was no report on the condition of the two cars that were hit by the airborne paper rolls.

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After losing its load of paper rolls the truck driver lost control of the tractor trailer and it turned over on the highway. The truck driver was able to get out of the cab of the tractor trailer and was not injured.

The disabled 18 wheeler ended up near the exit for the Route 1 interchange. The truck blocked all but one of the northbound lanes on the interstate and the paper rolls ended up littered across the road.

Delaware State Police responded to the scene of the truck accident and secured the area. Both the south and north exits from Route 1 onto I-95 were closed down as crews worked to clear the overturned tractor trailer and the paper rolls from the interstate. The highway was shut down for approximately four hours and at times the morning commuter traffic was back up for miles. The rollover truck accident also affected Route 1 and other roads in the vicinity as drivers attempted to detour around the accident scene.

Accident investigators have determined that the truck driver, Mr. Daliessio, was possibly negligent in securing his cargo. Delaware State Police confirmed that the truck driver has been charged with one count of a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Violation for Failure to Properly Secure Cargo.


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If you need information about truck accident law pertaining to Wilmington, Delaware, talk to a Delaware truck accident attorney who is qualified to answer your questions. At TruckAccidents360.com, you can find a  truck accident attorney who specializes in representing victims involved in tractor trailer, big rig truck injury accidents.

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