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Trucker Injured in Suffolk, VA Semi Truck Crash on U.S. Highway 460

SUFFOLK, VA – A semi truck driver was injured after running off the road and overturning in Suffolk, VA on February 3, 2014. The crash knocked over a power pole cutting power to the local area.

A semi truck overturned and knocked down a power pole on the eastbound U.S. 460 in Suffolk, VA on February 3, 2014. Photo credit: ReportIt/Jaime

A semi truck overturned and knocked down a power pole on the eastbound U.S. 460 in Suffolk, VA on February 3, 2014. Photo credit: ReportIt/Jaime

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Volunteer Firefighter Killed in Bloxom, VA Fire Truck Accident

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.

Bloxom, VA fire truck crash that killed a volunteer firefighter on July 17, 2012. The truck flipped over several times ejecting the victim from the vehicle. Photo credit: WBOC.com

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Driver of 18 Wheeler Charged with Reckless Driving in Train Crash Near Fredericksburg VA

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.

The driver of a tractor trailer was charged with reckless driving after crashing into an Amtrak passenger train near the Post Office in Woodward, VA on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Photo credit: Caroline County Sheriff's Office

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Norfolk, VA Semi Truck Accident Causes Hazardous Fuel Spill on I-64

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.

A semi truck went out of control and crashed into a jersey barrier on the westbound I-64 in Norfolk, VA spilling 50 gallons of hazardous materials. Photo credit: Virginia State Police

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Virginia Semi Truck Accident Injures Three People, One Critically

FAIRFAX, VA – Three people were injured, one critically, in a multi-vehicle semi truck accident in Fairfax, VA on Monday, February 13, 2012.

Multi-vehicle semi truck accident on the southbound Fairfax County Parkway at I-66 in Fairfax, VA on February 13, 2012 where 3 people were injured, one critically. Photo credit: WUSA9.com

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Tanker Truck Overturns on Highway 15 in Loudoun County, VA

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.

Tanker truck shown upright after overturning on an embankment on Highway 15 just south of Gilberts Corner in Loudoun County, VA on December 1, 2011. Photo credit: WUSA9.com

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Tractor Trailer and Pickup Truck Crash on I-81 in Bristol, VA

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.

Demolished camper trailer that was sheared from its frame and axles after it crashed into a tractor-trailer and then spun around and blocked traffic for hours on I-81 in Bristol, VA. The travel trailer was being pulled by a GMC pickup truck. Photo credit: Bristolnews.com

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Driver Charged in Lynchburg Virginia Truck Accident

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

Semi Truck Overturns on Virginia Highway Near Waynesboro

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.

Police shut down a section of the southbound lanes of State Route 340 as well as the entrance ramp to I-64 while highway crews worked to clear the debris and other material from the interstate

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

Semi Truck Carrying Mobile Home Overturns on Virginia Highway

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

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