Posts Tagged ‘Washington Truck Accident Lawyers’
PASCO, WA – A highway bridge was damaged in a truck accident Friday night on January 14 in Franklin County, Washington. A semi tractor trailer carrying a large piece of construction machinery crashed into the overpass that crosses Interstate 395 near the city of Pasco, WA. The truck accident area is in the far southeast corner of the state near the border with Oregon, about 78 miles north of Pendleton, OR and about 151 miles east of Lewiston, Idaho.
On Friday 73 year old Donald Albert of Hermiston, WA was driving a semi trailer truck through southeast Washington State, headed south on Interstate 395. At the time of the truck accident Mr. Albert was hauling a large excavator backhoe on the trailer section, a piece of machinery used in building and construction. His destination and the company that owns the truck is not known. ... Read More
BURLINGTON, WA – There were major traffic delays Wednesday morning, october 20, when several lanes of a Washington State highway were closed for hours after a semi truck rolled over and blocked the interstate. The single vehicle truck accident occurred in the early morning hours on southbound Interstate 5 in the city of Burlington, in Skagit County, Washington. The accident area is in the far northwest corner of the state, about 66 miles north of the Seattle metro region.
Early Wednesday morning a 35 year old truck driver was in a semi trailer truck, driving south on Interstate 5. The tractor trailer was carrying a load of paper advertising flyers for the Safeway store chain. The unidentified truck driver was taking the cargo, which weighed approximately 42,000 pounds, from Vancouver, BC, Canada to Auburn, WA. The driver’s name and the company he works for has not been released and it is not known if he is a citizen of the United States or Canada. ... Read More
PORT TOWNSEND, WA – A semi trailer truck got caught on power lines and tore down two utility poles early Monday morning, September 27, on the Puget Sound Peninsula of Washington State. The truck accident occurred at the intersection of Washington State Route 20 and Cliff Street in the city of Port Townsend, WA and would cut off electricity for almost 2000 business and residential customers. The accident area is in the northwest section of Washington State on the Puget Sound, about 98 miles north of Olympia, WA.
Early Monday morning George Roundtree was driving a semi trailer truck south on State Route 20, also known as Sims Way. The semi cab with a 48 foot trailer is owned by United Food Industries, an international company. Mr. Roundtree had just made a delivery at the Port Townsend Co-op and was leaving the town. The exact cargo of the truck is not known but it is believe to be some type of food product. ... Read More
KENT, WA – A semi tanker truck crashed and overturned Tuesday night, September 21, on a highway in King County, Washington. The truck accident also involved two tow trucks and occurred near the city of Kent, WA. The collision would shut down southbound Interstate 5 for almost twelve hours, causing major delays in the morning commute. The accident area is in northwest Washington State, between Seattle and Tacoma.
On Tuesday night a semi double tanker truck was traveling through King County, WA on southbound Interstate 5. The truck had the logo for Harris and Beall Corp. and was carrying approximately 10,000 gallons of gasoline in one tank and about 900 gallons of diesel fuel in the other tank. Beall Corporation is a national company that builds custom tanks and trailers. ... Read More
ISSAQUAH, WA – A semi trailer truck rolled over and lost part of its load Tuesday evening, September 7, on a highway in King County, Washington State. It had been raining and the road surfaces were wet when the truck accident occurred on Interstate 90 near the city of Issaquah. The accident area is in the Seattle-Tacoma metro region in the northwest section of the state, about 182 miles north of Portland, Oregon and about 151 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
On Tuesday evening an unidentified 51 year old truck driver was taking a semi trailer truck through King County, Washington. The 18 wheeler was traveling east on Interstate 90, carrying a full load of steel construction grade I-beams on the back of its flat bed trailer. According to officials each steel I-beam weighs between 800 and1500 pounds, the weight determined by the length of the beam. The truck driver was taking the load of steel beams to a construction project at the Swedish Medical Center complex located in nearby Issaquah Highlands. ... Read More
CHELAN FALLS, WA, Aug 31st – A semi-tractor truck carrying a load of apples crashed on the Beebe Bridge in Chelan Falls, Washington just after 5pm Monday, August 31. The truck cab plunged into the Columbia River after the accident and the driver is missing. Divers searched the river looking for the driver and any occupants who may have been in the cab at the time.
The accident occurred about a quarter of the way across the bridge, where the truck driver took a hard left turn and slammed through a vertical support girder, separating the girder from the bridge and spilling the load of apples onto the bridge deck. Washington State Patrol Trooper, Dave Phelps remarked on the accident, stating, “For some reason, the driver took a hard left turn through the railing.”
The tractor-trailer rig was traveling southbound on Highway 97 with a load of red delicious apples when the accident occured on the bridge. The cab broke through the railing, separated from the trailer, and plunged into the river. Divers located the submerged cab and used a boat and flotation booms to contain leaking diesel fuel. They also recovered some personal items, but no identification was found.
The bridge will remain closed until it is inspected and cleared for structural safety by the state Department of Transportation.