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September 2010 Archives

Truck Accident Kills Ohio Construction Worker

We have reported on many truck accidents that occur in the Cleveland and surrounding areas involving a number of commercial trucks but not many of the stories we report involve injuries to roadway workers, until now.

Ohio Driver Killed in I-480 Truck Accident

A recent truck accident on Ohio Interstate 480 killed an Ohio-based truck driver last Tuesday. The truck driver was pronounced died by the Cuyahoga County Coroner's office after the semi-truck he was driving was forced off the road by another motorist. The truck driver was pronounced dead following the crash.

Robbery Suspect Compacted After Garbage Truck Accident in Ohio

An Ohio robbery suspect involved in a recent robbery at a Wal-Mart in Alliance was involved in an unusual garbage truck accident following his attempted robbery. According to news reports, a man who attempted to steal nearly $1,000 worth of merchandise out of a side door of the store around 5 a.m. was injured when the man tried to hide inside a garage bin that was eventually collected into a mobile trash compactor. Police and authorities attempted to look for the man for nearly 40 minutes following the attempted robbery. It wasn't until police dispatchers received a call from the man's friend did police locate the suspect.

Truck Accident Causes Semi to Crash Into Apartment Building

Three people were taken to the hospital after a truck accident last week in Waynesville. The truck accident occurred around 7 a.m. on Friday when a semi-truck crashed into an apartment building at the intersection of Corwin Avenue and U.S. 42.

Rollover Semi-Truck Accident Causes Delays in Cleveland

A semi-truck rollover may delay commutes for thousands in Cleveland today due to debris after the truck rolled-over on a metro highway. According to a Fox 8 news report and the Cleveland Police Department, a semi-truck traveling westbound on Interstate 480 rolled off the road, down an embankment and onto Lee Road below. Following the accident, the driver of the semi-truck was trapped inside the rig until authorities were able to remove him from the semi-truck.

Two People Injured When Truck Crashes into Bus Shelter

Two people were injured early Monday morning when a truck plowed into a RTA bus shelter in Cleveland. The truck accident occurred around 2:30 a.m. at an RTA bus stop near West 73rd Street and Lorain Avenue. According to a nearby resident that was woken up by the crash, when she went to the window of her apartment to see what had happened she saw a truck has crashed into a bus shelter and split an electric power pole.

Runaway Truck Hits Utility Pole Crushing a Parked Vehicle

According to recent news reports, a runaway tractor-trailer cab knocked down a utility pole, which fell on a vehicle parked nearby, in Spring Garden Township, Pa. The truck accident occurred around 7:05 a.m. near the corner of Seventh Avenue and Stauffer lane when a rig driven by an Ohio-based truck driver was parked legally in a private lot owned by Stauffer Biscuit Co. Once parked, the driver unhooked the trailer from the rig and went on his way.

Ohio Tractor-Trailer Driver Dies After Rollover Truck Accident

An Ohio tractor-trailer driver died Sunday evening as a result of a truck accident along Interstate 270. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol and recent news reports, the truck accident occurred when the man's rig veered off the road and rolled over along I-270 around 7 p.m. Sunday. The truck rolled into a field on the north side of I-270 near Parsons Avenue.