Archive for the ‘Wisconsin Truck Accidents’ Category
PULASKI, WI – A motorist was killed when the SUV he was driving ran head-on into a semi truck on Highway 29 near Pulaski, WI on September 3, 2013. Pulaski is located Shawano County in the northeastern part of the state about 18 miles northwest of Green Bay.
KINNICKINNIC, WI – Three people were injured Saturday morning, November 13, in a semi truck accident on a snowy highway in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The collision between the tractor trailer and passenger car occurred on Wisconsin State Highway 65, just south of the juncture with County Road N, in the town of Kinnickinnic, WI. The accident area is in the far west central part of Wisconsin near the border with Minnesota, about 65 miles west of Eau Claire, WI and about 29 miles east of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Early Saturday morning an unidentified truck driver was in his semi trailer truck, traveling through St. Croix County on WI State Highway 65. The cargo and destination of the tractor trailer was not released. ... Read More
UNITY, WI – A milk tanker truck crashed on a highway bridge and then burst into flames Thursday morning, Aug 12, in Marathon/Clark County, Wisconsin. The single truck accident happened on State Highway 13 in the town of Unity, WI and may have occurred after the driver fell asleep. The truck accident area is in the central section of the state between the cities of Wausau and Eau Claire, about 132 miles west of Green Bay, WI and about 148 miles east of St. Paul, Minnesota.
At around 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning 28 year old Aaron Ruggles of Owen, WI was driving a semi tanker truck south on State Highway 13 in Marathon/Clark County, WI. The tank on the truck was filled with gallons of milk. ... Read More
GREEN BAY, WI – One person was killed and another injured in an early morning truck accident in Brown County, Wisconsin. The deadly rear-end collision occurred in the early morning hours Monday, July 19, on southbound Wisconsin State Highway 57 near the city of Green Bay, WI. The accident area is in the far central east section of the state about 118 miles north of Milwaukee and about 98 miles south of Iron Mountain, Michigan.
At around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning 52 year old Jose Villalobos of Houston, Texas was driving a semi trailer truck south on Wisconsin State Highway 57 near Green Bay in Brown County, WI. The truck driver was hauling a load of hay on the back of his trailer. ... Read More
BRODHEAD, WI – A semi tanker filled with milk crashed and overturned in a residential backyard in Green County, Wisconsin early Saturday morning on June 26. The truck accident occurred on Highway 11 in the town of Brodhead and caused the tanker to spill its cargo of milk and gallons of diesel fuel. The accident area is just north of the Illinois border in the far south central section of the state, about 35 miles south of the state capital Madison, WI and about 120 miles northwest of Chicago, IL.
At about 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning an unidentified 41 year old truck driver was driving a milk tanker truck south on Highway 11 in Green County, WI. The milk tanker had the logo of J.J. Felicijan on its side, a freight long distance trucking company based in Poynette, WI. The tanker was carrying about 6,000 gallons of milk. ... Read More
CALEDONIA, WI – A semi trailer truck and a box truck crashed Thursday afternoon, May 20, 2010, on a Wisconsin highway, injuring two and causing hours of traffic delays. The truck accident, which also involved a passenger car, occurred just south of Milwaukee on Interstate 94 near Highway G in Racine County, WI, near the town of Caledonia. The accident area is the far southeast section of the state, about 94 miles southeast of Madison, WI and about 75 miles north of Chicago, IL.
Shortly before 2:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon a semi trailer truck was going south on Interstate 94, hauling a load of overseas cargo. Locally I-94 is also known as Highway 41. According to the police, as the 18 wheeler traveled through Racine County between Highways G and K near Caledonia, WI the truck driver apparently lost control of the rig and veered onto the right shoulder of the interstate. The driver then tried to pull the semi truck back onto the highway. ... Read More
SPARTA, WI – On Tuesday afternoon, November 17, 2009 about 4:30 pm, a semi truck crashed into a high school football field after colliding with another car, hitting a power pole and crashing through a chain link fence in Sparta, Wisconsin, about 30 miles from La Crosse, WI.
The semi truck accident happened at the Sparta High School football field on the corner of Rusk Avenue and Franklin Street in Sparta.
According to police, the semi truck was travelling southbound on Rusk Ave. when it crashed nearly head-on into a passenger car in the northbound lane. The big rig jumped a curb, then hit the power pole then crashed through the chain link fence that surrounds the track, then came to a stop on the school’s track.
Police say the driver of the big rig, George Hackler, 59 years old from Knoxville, Tennessee lost control because of a medical condition. The driver of the passenger car, Steven Tessman, 49 years old from West Salem, WI was injured in the accident with the 18 wheeler.
Both Hackler and Tessman were taken to a local hospital. Tessman was treated and released. Hackler received treatment for his medical condition.
Below is a Google street view of the scene of the accident on Rusk Ave. You can click and drag the mouse button and pan around where you can clearly see the football field, the running track and the bleachers.
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NEW LISBON, WI – A semi truck ran into a power pole then plowed into the back of a grocery store in Juneau County on a stretch of Interstate 80 in New Lisbon, Wisconsin about 1:28 am early Saturday morning, Oct 31, 2009. The semi truck accident knocked out the power in much of the surrounding area. The only injuries reported was the driver of the big rig, who was taken to a hospital in Mauston, WI for treatment.
The accident occurred about 83 miles north of Madison, WI when the tractor trailer rig veered off the highway and ran into the power pole and smashed into the Barnes Family Foods grocery store in New Lisbon. Other major Wisconsin cities near the truck accident are Eau Claire (about 99 miles), La Crosse (about 64 miles) and Oshkosh (about 94 miles).
According to the sheriff’s department, the cause of the crash is still under investigation. The semi truck driver’s name has not yet been released. The truck was owned and operated by Elite Carriers in Wisconsin. No other information on the driver or possible injuries is available at this time, but witnesses say the truck driver did not suffer any serious injuries.
As of 1:30 pm, Saturday, power outages were still being reported by residents in the area. The Barnes Family Foods store will be closed until further notice.
Below is a Google street view of the scene of the accident. You can clearly see the rear of the Barnes Family Foods store and the power pole that was involved in the collision. You can click the mouse button and drag it around to get a full 360° view of the location.
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