Tanker Truck Accident Causes Fuel Spill

Specialists from a Kansas hazardous material (hazmat) team were called in to clean up a fuel spill caused by a tanker truck accident. Nearly 8,000 gallons of fuel leaked onto the roadway after a tanker truck overturned. The fuel spill closed down Route F and… read more

La Plata Missouri Man injured in Missouri Jackknife Truck Accident

Roy D. Payne from La Plata, Missouri was injured in a Missouri jackknife truck accident on October 19, 2011. The Missouri jackknife trucking accident occurred as Payne drove a 2002 Chevrolet on U.S. Highway 63 near La Plata. A truck driver from Eldon followed Payne’s… read more

Legislators To Debate Raising Weight Limit For Commercial Trucks

Changes to the weight regulations for tractor-trailers are expected to be debated by legislators and transportation officials and could lead to looser restrictions on weight limits for these commercial trucks. The current proposal being advocated by some in the trucking industry is to raise the… read more

Teen Injured In Side Collision Truck Accident

A 19 year old from Hannibal, Missouri was injured when a truck driver’s error resulted in a Missouri side collision truck accident on June 22, 2011. The Marion County Missouri truck accident occurred in Hannibal, Missouri. Paul W. Shear of Taylor, Missouri was the truck… read more

18-Wheeler Kills Couple In Fiery Truck Accident

A Georgia couple was injured in an accident involving a Springfield, Missouri tractor trailer. The Missouri 18 wheeler accident occurred on May 30, 2011 near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Frank Edward Shepherd, 58, and Pamela Shepherd, 48, passed away in fiery 18 wheeler accident on eastbound I-70…. read more

Family Wins $7M For Truck Accident and Wrongful Death case in Missouri

A federal jury in Arkansas returned a $7 million verdict in a Missouri truck accident lawsuit on November 10, 2011. The Missouri wrongful death lawsuit concerned a double semi-trailer accident that occurred Arkansas. The Missouri semi-trailer accident occurred as accident victim and plaintiff Roger Reagan… read more

Local Resident Injured In Route 79 Freightliner Accident

A Missouri male resident was moderately injured in a Festus Missouri semi-truck accident on Missouri Route 79 near Hancock St. in Foley, Missouri. The collision occurred in Lincoln County on June 19, 2012 at 10:30am. Francis R. Biron of Troy, Missouri, age 74, was driving… read more

Local Truck Accident Still Under Investigation

A Moscow Mills, Missouri man was injured during the first week in the new year in a Missouri tractor-trailer accident which occurred in Lincoln County, MO. The driver of the car, whose name has not yet been released, was driving on southbound US Highway 61…. read more

Truck Driver Criminally Charged In Fatal Collision

A fatal accident that occurred over one year ago has resulted in homicide charges being filed against a Missouri semi-truck driver. Curtis Hawkins, of Dexter, Missouri allegedly falsified entries in his log book regarding the amount of time spent behind the wheel, which is actually… read more

Driver Fails To Stop At Intersection, Seriously Injures Two

A male and female both from Rolla, Missouri were seriously injured in a truck accident on U.S. Route 63 and Route K in Cairo, Missouri. The accident occurred on April 27, 2012 at 3:43pm in Randolph County. A 2002 International Truck driven by Michael R…. read more