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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:

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

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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:

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:

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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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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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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

Train Slams into Stalled Trailer Truck in North Carolina

CLEVELAND, NC – A freight train slammed into a semi trailer truck that had stalled on railroad tracks Monday morning, June 7, 2010, in Rowan County, North Carolina. The truck accident occurred as the 18 wheeler was leaving a local business in the town of Cleveland, NC. The area is in the west central section of the state between Charlotte and Winston-Salem, NC, about 83 miles south of Galax, Virginia and about 112 miles northeast of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

As the semi trailer truck was crossing railroad tracks at Statesville Boulevard it apparently stalled and got stuck on the tracks. At that moment a westbound freight train was headed down the tracks and unable to stop slamming into the tractor trailer truck.

At around 10:25 a.m. a truck driver left Shaver Wood Products located off U.S. 70 at the borderline between Rowan and Iredell counties. The truck was an American Carriers tractor trailer and was carrying an empty container box. ... Read More

Train Crashes Into Semi Truck In North Carolina

MATTHEWS, NC – WBTV news reports that a train heading to Charlotte NC from Atlanta, GA collided with a tractor trailer truck in Matthews, NC Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of the accident.

Matthews, NC truck accident; train collides with tractor traier stuck on train tracks

Matthews, NC truck accident; train collides with tractor traier stuck on train tracks

The Matthews Police Department reports that the trailer got stuck on the tracks on Crestdale Road near East Charles Street. Because the truck driver was able to un-hitch the cab of the truck from the trailer, the train, which consisted of two locomotives and 19 cars, hit the trailer resulting in an accident.

Crestdale Rd. at E. Charles St. was closed, as well as Tank Town Rd. at the E. Charles St. rail crossing. Around 10:30 AM CSX was able to move the train and reopen access to Tank Town Rd. and the Rainbow Ridge community.

Repairs of the affected rail crossing at Crestdale Rd. and clean up of the scene lasted into the afternoon hours.

The driver of the truck was cited for careless and reckless driving; and obstructing a rail road crossing with a commercial motor vehicle, according to the Town of Matthews

State Highway Patrol Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Troopers responded to assist with the investigation and charged the trucking company, Heartland Express, with failure to display triangles on a disabled vehicle and disobeying traffic signs for vehicle restrictions.

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