Trucking Accident | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently coordinating their efforts with the Florida Highway Patrol in order to determine the exact cause of a tractor-trailer accident that occurred along I-4 this past Friday evening which injured a teenager and two patrol officers who were performing a routine traffic stop on a disabled SUV parked on the shoulder of the interstate.
A series of striking images and footage is the greatest descriptor for an event which took place during the early morning hours on Monday, December 7th. These images show a semi-truck located along an Orange County stretch of the Florida Turnpike that was involved in a trucking accident after which the cab of the truck became completely engulfed in flames.
On Wednesday, October 14th, an unusual semi-truck accident occurred while it was traveling down the eastern lanes of Interstate 4 within Orlando. The truck was hauling an enormous load of chicken eggs, all of them packed inside of cardboard containers. Usually, this is enough to keep the eggs safe as they jostle in the back of vehicles, and the eggs arrive where they are intended intact and ready to be sold. The packaging, however, is not meant to withstand unusual stress, and this is exactly what it was subjected to on the mid-October day, while the semi-truck was driving down the extremely busy Interstate 4 within the limits of the City of Orlando.
Images from the scene of an accident involving a semi truck and a tollbooth along the Florida Turnpike speak of the extreme force involved when a truck hauling blocks and bags of ice crashed heavily into a concrete pillar separating toll lanes. According to current reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Monday, October 5th, at the tollbooth located along the Florida Turnpike’s southbound lanes. Located at mile marker 236, this tollbooth normally has four different lanes for each direction. As a result of the accident, three of these lanes were closed. The following traffic jam stretched 3 miles away from the tollbooth itself and resulted in hours of delays as drivers frantically searched for alternate routes to reach their own final destinations.
An investigation into a fatal rear-end collision within Orange County is underway as members of the Florida Highway Patrol attempt to uncover just what happened to cause the incident to take place. What we know so far comes from reports issued by members of the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers were on the scene shortly after the incident in question, and their eyewitness accounts and information regarding the subsequent investigation are some of the most important pieces in the puzzle.
A woman was hospitalized with critical injuries after a collision that happened during the early days of September involving a Ford Mustang and a delivery truck working for the popular supermarket chain, Publix. The crash took place within Orange County, and members of the Orange County Fire Rescue were among the numerous first responders. Their reports on the crash provide us with much of the knowledge we currently have regarding the situation. Along with their written description of the incident, the OCFR posted pictures of the crash to their official Twitter page.
A massive emergency response was initiated in Orange County after a semi-truck crash took place on the heavily trafficked Interstate 4 resulting in an enormous spill of oil across the travel lanes. Reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue indicated that the incident took place sometime during the early afternoon on Friday, August 21st, and involved at least three vehicles, one of them a semi-truck.
Preliminary accident reports from the Florida Highway Patrol operating within Lake County indicate that a woman was killed Friday morning near State Road 50 after her vehicle was involved in a fatal collision with a semi-truck carrying a load of concrete.
A severe collision occurring within Flagler County on the morning of Wednesday, May 6th, resulted in at least one fatality, according to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol. The incident began sometime before 9:00 in the morning, when numerous vehicles were traveling along Interstate 95. One of these vehicles was a tractor-trailer being driven by a 56-year-old individual. The other was a car being driven by an 18-year-old.
A semi-truck crash that happened during the middle of April in Polk County resulted in numerous first responders rushing to a stretch of Interstate 4 in order to help clear the road, reroute traffic, and offer medical attention to those who suffered from injuries. Reports around the incident remain somewhat incomplete, however it seems clear that the incident happened sometime around 10:00 on the morning of Wednesday, April 22nd.