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Semi Truck Accident Creates Fuel Spill in Birch Run Township, MI

BIRCH RUN TOWNSHIP, MI – A passenger car collided with a semi truck on I-75 in Birch Run Township, MI injuring motorists and creating a fuel spill. Birch Run Township is located in Saginaw County, MI in the central part of the state about 88 miles northwest of Detroit.

The fuel tank of a semi truck leaked diesel fuel after a collision with a passenger vehicle in Birch Run Township, MI on July 19, 2013. Photo credit: Mlive.com.

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Nine Semi Trucks and Twelve Cars Crash Near Paw Paw Michigan Injuring Three

PAW PAW, Mich. — A semi truck driver was one of the victims who was seriously injured when 9 semi trucks and 12 cars were involved in a crash along westbound I-94 near Paw Paw, Michigan.

Nine semi trucks were involved in a multi-vehicle crash that included a police cruiser on I-94 in Paw Paw, MI on January 31, 2013. Photo credit: James Buck / MLive Kalamazoo

Nine semi trucks were involved in a multi-vehicle crash that included a police cruiser on I-94 in Paw Paw, MI on January 31, 2013. Photo credit: James Buck / MLive Kalamazoo

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Fiery Semi-Truck Crash and Explosion closes Eastbound I-94 in Detroit

DETROIT, MI – A semi truck owned by Arrow Chemical Products was involved in a fiery crash and explosion on Tuesday, Dec. 11, on the eastbound I-94 in Detroit, Michigan. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation’s MIDrive, the incident involved two vehicles.

A semi truck in Detroit, MI that was carrying chemical cleaners struck the concrete median on the westbound I-94 and then exploded and burst into flames.


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Semi Truck Driver Dies in Fatal Accident on US 131 in Kalamazoo Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — An 18 wheeler truck driver was killed on Monday, July 30, when his semi truck collided with a pickup truck on US-131.

Burned out wreckage of a semi tractor cab where a trucker was killed in a semi truck accident on U.S. 131 in West Kalamazoo MI, (Oshtemo Township), on July 30, 2012.

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Man Killed After Rear-Ending Semi Truck Pulled Over on Side of I-75 in Taylor Michigan

TAYLOR, MI — A 44-year-old man from Lincoln Park was killed in a multi-vehicle accident when his 1997 pickup truck, rear-ended a semi truck that had pulled over due to trailer problems, according to the media. The city of Taylor is located about 21 miles south east of Canton, Michigan.

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Pilot Killed After Crashing Into FedEx Semi Truck on U.S. 131 in Plainwell, MI

PLAINWELL, MI – A pilot flying a small single-engine plane crashed into a FedEx semi truck and was killed just short of the airport runway in Plainwell, MI on September 23, 2011.

Rescue workers at the scene of a fatal plane crash with FedEx semi truck on U.S. 131 in Plainwell, MI on September 23, 2011. The pilot of the small single engine plane was killed in the crash. Photo credit: Tim Keith

Plainwell is located in Allegan County, Michigan in the southwestern part of the state about 78 1/2 miles southeast of Muskegon, about 22 miles northwest of Portage and about 13.4 miles north of Westwood. ... Read More

Semi Traps Man After Clio Michigan Truck Accident

CLIO, MI – A semi trailer flipped on top of a Chevy Malibu in a Tuesday morning truck accident on January 18, trapping the car’s driver for several hours on a highway in Genesee County, Michigan. The early morning collision occurred in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75, near the town of Clio, south of Saginaw, MI. The truck accident area is in the east part of the state north of Flint, about 265 miles south of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada and about 142 miles north of Toledo, Ohio.

On Tuesday morning an unidentified semi driver was traveling south on I-75 driving through eastern Michigan. The trailer section was filled with approximately 44,000 pounds of sugar at the time of the truck accident. ... Read More

Police Hurt in Semi Truck Accident on Michigan I-94

PAW PAW, MI – Two police officers were hurt Tuesday in a truck accident on a highway in Van Buren County, Michigan. The two officers were helping another motorist when the semi trailer went out of control on snowy and icy Interstate 94 near the city of Paw Paw, MI. The truck accident area is just west of the Kalamazoo metro region in the southwest corner of the state, about 157 miles west of Detroit, MI and about 67 miles north of South Bend, Indiana.

On Tuesday afternoon, January 4, truck driver Gurpreet Johal of Brantton, Ontario, Canada was driving a semi trailer east on I-94, traveling through Van Buren County, MI. It is not known if the driver had cargo at the time of the truck accident, or where he was headed.

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Driver, Passenger Killed in Michigan Tractor Trailer Accident

LANSING, MI – A semi driver and his passenger died early Tuesday morning, Dec 14, when their tractor trailer crashed into a highway bridge and burst into flames in Eaton County, Michigan. The truck accident occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 96 where it loops north around the city of Lansing, MI, closing the highway for hours. Lansing is the state capital located in the central part of Michigan, and the accident area is about 127 miles north of Fort Wayne, Indiana and about 122 miles west of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

Early Tuesday morning 58 year old truck driver Calvin Roberts was driving a semi tractor truck west on Interstate 96, traveling through Eaton County, MI. His wife, 54 year old Brenda Roberts was a passenger at the time of the truck accident. The couple is from Oil Trough, Arkansas. The cargo and destination of the semi truck is not known.
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Semi Jackknifes in Multi Vehicle Truck Accident in Michigan

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, MI – A semi trailer jackknifed Monday morning, November 22, in a multi vehicle truck accident on a highway in Ottawa County, Michigan. There were no serious injuries in the collision which occurred on U.S. Highway 31 in Grand Haven Township, MI. The truck accident area is on the central west edge of the state on the east side of Lake Michigan, about 146 miles west of Flint, MI and about 111 miles north of South Bend, Indiana.

David Bennett of Ludington, MI was driving a semi trailer truck south on U.S. 31 on Monday morning, traveling through Ottawa County, MI. The cab and trailer section of the semi had the logo for Eagle Xpress, a trucking company based out of Ludington, MI. The cargo and destination of the 18 wheeler is not known at this time. ... Read More

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