Archive for the ‘Missouri Truck Accidents’ Category
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.
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.
LINCOLN, NE. – A fatal truck accident occurred on Thursday, Feb.23, when a man jumped a median and crashed his vehicle into an embankment.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 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
DEARBORN, MO – A tanker truck collided with a tractor trailer truck on Interstate 29 early Tuesday morning in Missouri. The truck accident happened in the vicinity of Dearborn, MO near mile marker 31.6 on the interstate. The area is in the Kansas City metropolitan region in the far west central section of the state near the Kansas border, 288 miles west of St Louis, MO and 82 miles northeast of Topeka, Kansas.
The truck accident happened at about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, as 40 year old John D. Romines of Sabetha, Kansas was driving his 2007 Kenworth tanker truck southbound on Interstate 29. As he neared the area by mile marker 31.6 Mr. Romines drove onto the shoulder of the interstate, ramming into a parked 2004 Peterbilt semi truck… ... Read More