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Trucker from West Virginia Killed After Two Big Rigs Collide in Kentucky Truck Accident

HARDIN COUNTY, KY – One trucker was killed when his semi truck collided with another semi truck on I-65 in Hardin County, KY on June 1, 2013.

One trucker from West Virginia was killed when two semi trucks collided with each other on the northbound I-65 in Harding County, KY on June 1, 2013.

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South Carolina Trucker Killed in Semi Truck Accident on I-71 Near Gallatin County Kentucky

GALLATIN COUNTY, KY. — A truck driver from South Carolina was killed Friday, Dec. 7, in an accident on I-71 near the Boone and Gallatin County line in Kentucky where his tractor trailer went off the Interstate at a place that is notorious for accidents like this.

A South Carolina trucker was killed when his semi truck plunged over a bridge on I-71 in Gallatin County, KY on December 7, 2012 landing on the roadway below.

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UPS Truck Overturns on I-64 in Morehead, KY and Blocks Traffic For Hours

Morehead, KY – A UPS semi truck overturned on I-64 on Monday, October 3, 2011 in Morehead, KY blocking traffic for hours.

United Parcel Service tandem tractor trailer truck lost control and turned over blocking all westbound traffic on I-64 in Morehead, KY on October 3, 2011. Photo credit: Morehead Fire Department

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Truck Driver Injured When Two Semis Crash in Truck Accident Near Colfax Iowa

COLFAX, IA – Two semi trailers were involved in a truck accident Friday, January 7, on a highway in Jasper County, Iowa. At least one of the drivers was injured and gallons of fuel spilled in the head-on collision that occurred on Interstate 80 near the town of Colfax. The accident area is just east of the Des Moines metro region in the central part of Iowa, about 220 miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri and about 148 miles west of Rock Island, Illinois.

On Friday morning two semi trailer trucks were traveling in opposite directions on Interstate 80. The 18 wheelers were in Jasper County when the truck accident occurred. One of the semis was pulling a flatbed trailer with some kind of large piece of machinery on the trailer. There is no information on who owns the flatbed truck. The other semi had an enclosed trailer section with the logo of GFS Inc. on the side. GFS Inc. (Gordon Food Service) is a national grocery store chain and food distributor based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ... Read More

Overturned Truck Accident in Kentucky Caused by Shifting Load

MAYSVILLE, KY – Officials believe the shifting load in a semi trailer was a factor in an overturn truck accident in Mason County, Kentucky. Severe weather may also have contributed to the single vehicle crash which occurred Sunday night, December 12, as the semi trailer was on Kentucky State Highway 9, also known as Aa Highway, in the city of Maysville. The accident area is in the far north part of the state near the Ohio border, about 233 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee and about 69 miles southeast of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Late Sunday night Francis Jamison of Maysville, KY was driving a tractor trailer through the far northeast section of the state. The driver was carrying a load of recycled paper at the time of the truck accident. He was reportedly headed up north but his exact destination is not known. The logo on the trailer section of the semi is for Heartland Express, a transportation company with multiple regional offices, based out of North Liberty, Iowa.
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Fiery Multi Vehicle Truck Accident in Kentucky Kills One, Injures Two

LONDON, KY – One person was killed and two others injured Wednesday afternoon in a fiery multi vehicle truck accident in Laurel County, Kentucky. The deadly collision occurred on Kentucky State Highway 80 near the city of London and would set off a brush fire in the wooded area adjacent to the roadway. The truck accident area is in the southeast corner of the state, about 75 miles south of Lexington, KY and about 97 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Early Wednesday afternoon, October 20, 49 year old Donald Perry of Corbin, KY was driving a white 2010 Chevy cargo van east on Kentucky State Highway 80 in Laurel County, KY. The cargo van was leased by Forcht Pharmacy of Corbin, but it is not known if Mr. Perry was working at the time of the crash. ... Read More

Tractor Trailer Truck Accident Spills Ink on Kentucky I-71

OLDHAM COUNTY, KY – A cargo of ink spilled onto a highway in Oldham County, Kentucky, Wednesday morning, October 13, after a tractor trailer truck rolled over. Kentucky State police closed a section of Interstate 71 for hours and crews would work into the night to clean the ink off the road surfaces after the semi tractor trailer truck rolled over on the highway just northeast of the city of Louisville. The truck accident area is in the north central section of the state near the border with Indiana, about 138 miles east of Evansville, IN and about 86 miles southwest of Cincinnati, Ohio.

On Wednesday morning a truck driver was driving a semi trailer north on Interstate 71, traveling through Oldham County, Kentucky. The tractor trailer is owned by the Flint Group a global printing production company based in Luxembourg. According to a company official the truck driver had picked up a cargo of blue and yellow ink at the company’s Elizabethtown, KY plant and was on his way to deliver it to Columbus, Ohio. The ink is used to print magazines and is thicker than ink used in pens. ... Read More

Three Family Members Killed in Kentucky Truck Accident

HENDERSON, KY – Three family members were killed Friday morning, June 18, when their passenger van collided with a semi trailer truck in Henderson County, Kentucky. The truck accident occurred in the city of Henderson, KY at the juncture of Kentucky State Highways 525 and 1299. The accident area is in the north central of the state near the border with Indiana, about 128 miles west of Louisville, KY and about 12 miles south of Evansville, IN.

Kentucky State Police responded to the site of the truck accident and closed down a two mile section of the KS 525 Bypass at the US 41 Alternate, rerouting traffic to US 60.

Shortly after 10:00 a.m. Friday morning 68 year old Alfred L. Hohimer of Illinois was driving a 2000 International semi tractor trailer east on the Kentucky State Highway 425 Bypass in Henderson County, KY. Mr. Hohimer was carrying a full load of gravel in the truck’s trailer. ... Read More

One Person Dies in Kentucky Truck Accident

MADISON COUNTY, KY – One person is dead after an early morning truck accident, May 10, 2010, on a highway in Madison County, Kentucky. The collision between the semi trailer truck and a van occurred early Monday morning on Interstate 75 near mile marker 93 between the communities of Richmond and Boonesboro. The accident area is south of the Lexington metro region in the central section of the state, 130 miles southwest of Huntington, West Virginia and 148 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee.

The impact of the rear-end truck accident crushed the back of the van and sent it across the interstate and into a ditch at the side of the highway.

At around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning 53 year old Alan Black of Keavy, KY was driving a 2011 International semi tractor trailer truck north on Interstate 75, traveling through Madison County, KY. ... Read More

Driver Arrested After Kentucky Truck Accident

SPOTTSVILLE, KY – A driver was arrested after a truck accident Friday, April 16, 2010, in Henderson County, Kentucky. The accident happened in a work construction zone on a Highway 60 bridge in the village of Spottsville, KY. The accident area is near the border with Indiana, 19 miles southeast of Evansville, IN and 136 miles west of Louisville, KY.

The 18 wheeler crashed into the concrete safety barriers the construction crews had erected. Two workers were in the area having lunch but neither was injured in the truck accident.

At about 1:00 p.m. Friday afternoon 54 year old Steven F. Harkey of Prescott, Michigan was driving a semi truck with a 53 foot trailer for Marine Transport Inc., a boat hauling company based in Au Gres, MI. The truck driver was headed west on Highway 60, approaching a construction work zone which included the bridge in Spottsville, KY. ... Read More

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