Archive for the ‘Virginia Truck Accidents’ Category
BLOXOM, VA – A volunteer firefighter was killed in a fire truck accident in Bloxom, VA on July 17, 2012 when the truck flipped over on a curve, ejecting him from the vehicle.
WOODFORD, Va. — The driver of an 18-wheeler truck has been charged with reckless driving after his tractor trailer was struck by an Amtrak train about 15 miles south of Fredericksburg, Va.
NORFOLK, VA – On February 1, 2012 in Norfolk, VA a semi truck lost control on I-64 and smashed into a concrete barrier triggering a hazardous fuel spill that shut down traffic for hours.
FAIRFAX, VA – Three people were injured, one critically, in a multi-vehicle semi truck accident in Fairfax, VA on Monday, February 13, 2012.
LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA – A tanker truck carrying 2,500 gallons of diesel fuel crashed and overturned on Highway 15 in Loudoun County, VA on Thursday, December 1, 2011.
BRISTOL, VA – The driver of a pickup truck that was pulling a large camper trailer momentarily lost control when a tractor-trailer passed him on Interstate 81 in Bristol, VA, then jackknifed and ran into the guard rail and spun sideways, blocking traffic for miles.
LYNCHBURG, VA – A driver was charged after police found him responsible for a truck accident Wednesday on a highway near the borders between Amherst and Campbell Counties, Virginia. The semi driver lost control of his 18 wheeler as he was driving on U.S. Route 29 as it passes through the city of Lynchburg. The truck accident area is in the central part of Virginia, about 136 miles northeast of Mt. Airy, North Carolina and about 179 miles southwest of the US Capital, Washington, DC.
Early Wednesday morning, February 9, 63 year old Melvin H. Pugh of Madison Heights, VA was driving a 2005 Freightliner semi trailer truck through central Virginia. The semi driver was carrying a load of steel beams at the time of the truck accident. The name of the trucking company and the driver’s destination was not released. ... Read More
WAYNESBORO, VA – A semi trailer truck overturned Saturday, July 24, on a highway in Augusta County, Virginia. The truck accident occurred just north of the Blue Ridge Mountains at the juncture of Interstate 64 and Virginia State Route 340 near the city of Waynesboro. The accident area is in the central west section of the state about 62 miles north of Lynchburg, VA and about 140 miles southwest of Washington, DC.
On Saturday morning truck driver Edgar Morales was driving a semi trailer truck south on Interstate 64 in Augusta County, VA. The semi was hauling a full load of building lumber in the trailer of the truck. It is not known where Mr. Morales was headed or the trucking company that owns the tractor trailer. ... Read More
FAIRFAX, VA – A semi trailer truck carrying a prefabricated mobile home hit another vehicle before it jack knifed and overturned Thursday afternoon, July 8, on a highway in Fairfax County, Virginia. The rollover truck accident occurred near Washington, DC in the southbound lanes of Interstate 495 near Old Dominion Drive. The area is in the north section of the state about 57 miles southwest of Baltimore, Maryland and about 99 miles north of Richmond, VA.
Shortly after 12 noon on Thursday an unidentified truck driver from Delaware was driving an extra wide semi trailer truck south on Interstate 495 on the outer loop that goes around Washington, DC. The semi truck was carrying a prefabricated mobile home on its trailer and was reportedly traveling in the right lanes. ... Read More
NEWPORT NEWS, VA – A driver reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and crashed his semi trailer truck on a highway in Virginia early Tuesday morning, June 15. The truck accident occurred near Newport News, VA on Interstate 64 where it intersects with J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. The accident area is the far southeast corner of the state across the bay from the Norfolk-Portsmouth-Virginia Beach metro region, about 80 miles southeast of Richmond, VA and about 57 miles north of Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
At around 5:00 a.m. Tuesday morning Wilbert Reynolds of Baltimore, Maryland was driving a semi trailer truck north on Interstate 64 in Virginia. As the driver traveled through Newport News where the interstate passes over J. Clyde Morris Blvd. he apparently fell asleep and lost control of the 18 wheeler truck. ... Read More