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Semi Truck Driver Injured After His Big Rig Rolls Over in Perryville, MO

PERRYVILLE, MO – A semi truck driver was injured and had to be hospitalized after his big rig that was hauling boulders rolled over in Perryville, MO on July 1, 2013. Perryville is located in Perry County, Missouri in the eastern part of the state that borders on Illinois.

A trucker was injured and had to be hospitalized after his semi truck rolled over in Perryville, MO on July 1, 2013. Photo credit: PerryvilleNews.com.

A trucker was injured and had to be hospitalized after his semi truck rolled over in Perryville, MO on July 1, 2013. Photo credit: PerryvilleNews.com.

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Couple Killed in Semi Truck Accident on U.S. Highway 54 at Route U in Curryville Missouri

CURRYVILLE, MO. — A married couple from Laddonia, Missouri was killed on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 6, when their Ford Explorer collided with a Volvo tractor-trailer that had crossed over the center-line of U.S. Highway 54 at Route U to avoid another vehicle.

View of intersection of State Highway 154 at State Route U between Curryville and Bowling Green, MO where two people were killed in an SUV when they were struck by an eastbound semi truck that crossed over the median on January 6, 2013.

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Illinois Megabus Accident Kills at Least 1, Injures 38 Passengers traveling to Kansas City Missouri

LITCHFIELD, Ill. — The media reported that a Megabus traveling from Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, August 3, on its way to Kansas City, Missouri slammed into a bridge support pillar on the southbound I-55 in Illinois. The impact of the accident was so strong that it tossed a 16-year old passenger Baysha Collins from the upper-level seat where she was resting to a stairway leading to the lower level.

A blown tire causes a Megabus filled with passengers to crash into a bridge support on August 3, 2012 while traveling southbound on I-55 in Litchfield, IL. The crash killed at least one passenger and seriously injured several others, including the bus driver. Photo credit: ABC News/St Louis

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Kansas City Man Killed in Truck Accident on Nebraska Highway 2

LINCOLN, NE. – A fatal truck accident occurred on Thursday, Feb.23, when a man jumped a median and crashed his vehicle into an embankment.

Map showing location of a fatal truck accident in Lincoln, NE on Nebraska Highway 2 near 33rd Street on Thursday, February 23, 2012.

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Semi Truck Hits Pickup and Stops Train Traffic in Jefferson City, MO

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – After crashing into a pickup truck that was towing a boat and a trailer, a semi truck ran off the road and stopped just short of the Union Pacific railroad tracks in Jefferson City, MO.

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Motorcyclist Crashes Into Semi Truck on I-44 in Fenton Missouri

ST LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A motorcyclist traveling eastbound on Interstate 44 in Fenton Missouri early Thursday morning hit a big rig after losing control of his bike.

Scene following a motorcycle accident with a semi truck in Fenton, MO on I-44.

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Two Fire Trucks Collide in Platte City Missouri Injuring Five Firefighters

PLATTE CITY, MO – Five volunteer firefighters were seriously injured when two fire trucks were involved in a head-on collision. The volunteer firefighters were from the Central Platte Fire Protection District. Platte City, Missouri is located about 31 miles south of St Joseph and about 24 miles northwest of Kansas City.

Two Platte City fire trucks collide injuring 5 volunteer firefighters.

The accident occured on Monday, May 9, about 4:10 a.m. when the firefighters were responding to a residential electrical fire on the deck of a house. ... Read More

Man Killed in St. Louis Tractor Trailer Accident on I-70

ST. LOUIS, MO. – Richard Watts 65 of O’Fallon, Missouri was killed Tuesday afternoon, April 13, in an accident involving a tractor trailer truck and a car on eastbound Interstate 70 at Union Blvd in north St. Louis.

Officials believe that Watts was trying to pass a tractor trailer truck on the shoulder of eastbound I-70 at around 2:45 pm Tuesday, and crashed into a guard rail in the process. ... Read More

One Dead in Fiery Truck Accident in St Louis Missouri

ST. LOUIS, MO – One person was killed Tuesday morning, December 7, after a fiery truck accident on the Chain of Rocks Bridge in St Louis County, Missouri. The deadly collision closed the bridge that spans the Mississippi River linking Missouri and Illinois, causing major traffic delays on Interstate 270 for the rest of the day. The accident area is in the far east-central side of the state, about 20 miles west of Edwardsville, Illinois and about 215 miles north of Pocahontas, Arkansas.

Early Tuesday morning an unidentified truck driver was driving a semi trailer west on Interstate 270, traveling toward the city of St. Louis, St Louis County, MO. It is believed the semi had a cargo of automotive parts but the destination of the tractor trailer at the time of the truck accident is not known. ... Read More

Man Dies in Missouri Truck Accident, Twin Brother Critically Injured

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A man was killed and his twin brother critically injured last Friday afternoon in a truck accident in Missouri. The deadly truck collision happened in Springfield, in Greene County. The accident area is in the southwest section of the state, 216 miles southwest of St. Louis, MO and 217 miles northwest of Little Rock, Arkansas.

The multi truck accident left the Dodge pickup sandwiched between the 18 wheeler and the delivery truck, the right passenger side of the pickup completely caved in by the impact.

The truck accident occurred shortly after 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at the intersection of the Kansas Expressway/Route 13 and Division Street. A 2002 Dodge pickup truck driven by 42 year old Edwin Kropf was heading east on division St., his 42 year old twin brother Edward was the passenger in the pickup. The brothers were Amish-Mennonite farmers from the Everton, MO area.  ... Read More

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