A train hits semi-trailer stuck on the railway September 6, 2018 / Chester, Virginia, USA Turned the corner to approach the crossing and found the tractor-trailer stopped on the tracks with the crossing guard down and the lights flashing. The driver of the truck and a passenger were in the cab of the tractor up until a couple of seconds before the train hit. A third person was already out of the truck. The train hit the trailer which must have cut the brake lines to the tractor which rolled off the road after impact. The driver emerged from the other side of the tractor once the train had stopped. No one, to my knowledge, was hurt.
Sleeping driver crashes into oncoming traffic August 13, 2018 / Saint Petersburg, Russia The sleeping driver of the sedan went to the oncoming traffic and crashed into the truck. I was lucky to dodge the collision. Everyone is alive.
Firefighter truck flips over A fire engine flipped over as its driver attempted to take a turn during a local firefighter crew festival in Melegnano on Sunday. According to the reports, a water bank inside the vehicle could have caused the imbalance, leading to the crash. At least two firefighters sustained injuries.
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Car pulls out of lay-by causing multi-vehicle crash As the driver of the truck was travelling east on the A55 (J23) at Llanddulas in the direction of Chester, a female driver pulls out of the lay-by in front of a 44 tonne HGV. With the truck driver having no time to respond or go anywhere else to escape as there was another vehicle in lane two, it resulted in the driver of the silver Hyundai car being rear ended. The Hyundai then bounced into lane two colliding with another vehicle (Mercedes) before coming to a stop in the central reservation. It was reported at the time that two people were taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries. The driver of the HGV tells us the woman in the Hyundai that pulled out of the lay-by causing the crash was found to be at fault and was sent on a paid driver awareness course.
Brake check gone horribly wrong One strong reason why you should never break check in front of a truck Many things can go wrong when you get upset on a truck driver but you should NEVER break check in front of a truck. Just watch the video and you will understand why
Fresh Fish on the Road Occurred on June 12, 2017 / Lishui, China "Fish truck blew two tires and flipped over in front of us on the road. Fortunately, no one was hurt, and the driver happily sold the fish to the motorists for a great price."
Trucker Hits Driver in Blindspot Occurred on October 20, 2017 / Liverpool, New South Whales, Australia "The truck driver merged into the left lane, but he did not realize that my car was right next to him. He then clipped my car from the back which made it spin on the highway. I then came to a stop by hitting the middle strip."