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Davie Man Killed in Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident

A tractor-trailer fatally struck a pedestrian on the Florida turnpike in Palm Beach County.  Authorities stated that the tractor-trailer driver lost control of the vehicle just north of Southern Boulevard. The pedestrian, a local resident from Davie, Florida, had just pulled over and exited his vehicle on the shoulder when the tractor-trailer veered off the

Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills Drivers of Both Vehicles

A Florida truck driver died in a serious trucking accident on I-75.  According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the at-fault tractor-trailer, a Florida native, was travelling on I-75, when he failed to reduce the speed of his truck as he came upon another tractor-trailer. The result was a fatal rear-end accident between these

Florida Wrong-Way Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer Ends with Fatality

A 73-year-old woman travelling in the wrong direction on the Florida Turnpike collided with a tractor-trailer. The woman was travelling north in the southbound lanes and came upon the tractor-trailer so quickly that the truck driver was unable to avoid the car accident, resulting in a devastating head-on collision. The tractor-trailer then hit the guardrail

Trial Begins in Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident Case

Trial is now underway in a case stemming from a 2012 accident where a tractor-trailer struck a disabled vehicle on I-75. A woman and her 12-year-old son were sitting idle in their stranded vehicle after it had been struck in a prior accident by another driver who fled the scene. The first collision left their

Florida Truck Driver Involved in Fatal Accident

A Florida truck driver charged with causing a fatal accident in 2015 was convicted of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and with a plea deal was sentenced to a period of 12 months’ probation. The Florida trucker was operating his tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 in Ohio when he collided with a vehicle in front of an interchange