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Archive for the ‘North Carolina Truck Accidents’ Category

18 Wheeler Overturns On Curve in Wilson, NC

WILSON, NC – A tractor trailer whose load shifted, overturned on October 16, near an on-ramp on a curve in Wilson, NC. The city Wilson is located in Wilson County, NC in the east-central part of the state about 50 miles east of Raleigh.

A tractor trailer overturned near the Firestone Tire facility where it picked up its cargo in Wilson, NC on October 16, 2013. Photo credit: abclocal.go.com

A tractor trailer overturned near the Firestone Tire facility where it picked up its cargo in Wilson, NC on October 16, 2013. Photo credit: abclocal.go.com

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Semi Truck Accident on I-40 Overpass in Greensboro, NC Causes Big Rig to Overturn

GREENSBORO, NC – A semi truck overturned, October 10, on I-40 when a pickup truck lost control while merging into traffic in Greensboro, NC.

A semi truck with a container of cigarettes overturned at the State Highway 68 overpass on I-40 in Greensboro, NC on October 10, 2013. Photo credit: myfox8.com

A semi truck with a container of cigarettes overturned at the State Highway 68 overpass on I-40 in Greensboro, NC on October 10, 2013. Photo credit: myfox8.com

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Semi Truck Kills Man Driving Mower Along Highway 64 Near Willamston, N.C.

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. — The driver of a tractor-type mower who was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center after he was hit by a semi truck, has died.

The driver of a mower was killed when it was hit by a semi truck on U.S. Highway 64 in Martin County, NC about 2.4 miles southeast of Williamston, NC on November 19, 2012.

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18 Wheeler Truck Accident Results in Overturned Tractor Trailer in Ashville, N.C.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — An 18 wheeler accident where a tractor-trailer overturned and ended up on its side, temporarily closed the westbound Interstate 240 lanes near downtown Asheville on Sunday, June 17.

An 18 wheeler tipped over on a sharp downhill curve on the westbound I-240 near Patton Ave. in Asheville, NC on June 17, 2012 just short of the Smoky Park bridge.

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Semi Truck is Ripped Apart in Train Accident Near Asheville North Carolina

LONG VIEW, N.C. — It was a miracle that no injuries were reported after a Norfolk Southern train hit a CRST tractor-trailer that got stuck on the tracks in Long View, N.C. The city of Long View N.C. is about 6 mile south west of Asheville, about 58 miles north west of Charlotte and about 81 mile north west of Concord, N.C.

A semi trailer got stuck on the tracks and was split in two after crashing with a Norfolk Southern train in Long View, NC on May 14, 2012.

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Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident Kills Semi Truck Driver in Greensboro N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating why a tractor trailer traveling on I-85 north ended up crashing down below onto Highway U.S. 220, killing the driver of an 18-wheeler truck.

A semi truck lies on its side in Greensboro, NC up against the support pillars of the freeway overpass after it struck the median on the I-85 above and then ran off the road and flipped over onto on U.S. 220 below. The truck driver was killed in the accident.

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Semi Truck Flips on WV Turnpike Bridge at Mile Marker 83.5

CABIN CREEK, WV – A flatbed semitrailer flipped over on a bridge in Cabin Creek, WV on Tuesday March 20 and dumped a load of coiled steel, punching a 20 foot hole in the deck.

A semi truck spilled a load of coiled steel and gouged a hole in a bridge on the southbound I-77 in Cabin Creek, WV on Tuesday March 20, 2012.

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Impaired Minivan Driver Collides With School Bus in Sawmills, NC

SAWMILLS, NC – An alcohol-impaired minivan driver crashed head-on into a school bus with eight special needs children on board in Sawmills, NC on Friday, November 4, 2011.

Rescue workers pull the driver from a van that crashed head-on into a school bus in Sawmills, NC on November 4, 2011. Photo credit: Robert C. Reed / Hickory Daily Record

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Semi Flips after Truck Accident in Charlotte North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, NC – A semi trailer flipped Thursday, February 10, after a truck accident on an interstate in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The truck driver was seriously injured in the rollover crash which occurred on Interstate 85 in the Charlotte metro region. The truck accident area is in the far southwest part of the state near the border with South Carolina, about 76 miles northeast of Spartanburg, SC and about 137 miles southwest of Danville, Virginia.

On Thursday afternoon David Maudlin was driving a semi trailer truck through southwest North Carolina. At the time of the truck accident the semi driver was pulling an open trailer section, which was carrying a cargo of scrap metal.
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School Children Injured in Tractor Trailer Accident Near Raleigh NC

WAKE FOREST, NC – Seven school children were injured on Friday, December 10, when the bus they were riding was hit by a semi trailer truck in Franklin County, North Carolina. The driver of the bus was also hurt in the truck accident which occurred at the intersection of Stadium Drive and Capital Boulevard in the city of Wake Forest, NC. The accident area is just north of the state capital city of Raleigh in the north-central section of the state, about 208 miles north of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and about 148 miles south of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Late Friday morning a bus driver with the Franklin County School District was transporting thirty-five schoolchildren on a field trip. The students had attended a play at Wake Forest-Rolesville High School in Wake Forest and were headed back to Bunn Middle School, in Bunn, NC. At the same time an unidentified trucker was driving a semi tractor north on U.S. Highway 1, also known as Capital Blvd. It is not known what the semi driver was hauling or his destination at the time of the truck accident. ... Read More

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