Truck Accidents

Michigan Truck Accident Involving Passenger Bus Leaves 22 Injured

by Thomas Stroble | August 12th, 2013

A Michigan Truck Accident involving a passenger bus earlier this month left almost two-dozen people seriously injured. Reports indicate the crash happened at around 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, along the westbound lanes of I-94 near Galesburg, Michigan.

According to an article released by The Times Herald, the tractor-trailer was attempting to merge onto the highway just past Exit 88 when the bus suddenly plowed into the rear of the truck. The impact caused the vehicles to become entangled in one another, forcing the truck driver to skid several hundred feet before being able to pull over to … Read More

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Four Sustain Michigan Truck Accident Injuries in Chain Reaction Crash

by Thomas Stroble | July 26th, 2013

July 26, 2013

Four people were left with Michigan Truck Accident Injuries following a multi-vehicle chain reaction crash yesterday. The incident happened just before noon along Interstate 70, outside the town of Halfway, Michigan.

According to the Herald-Mail, traffic along the westbound lanes of the highway passing over Interstate 81 had begun to slow due to congestion. A tractor-trailer traveling along the stretch of road failed to see the traffic ahead and slowed down. The truck didn’t have enough room and plowed into the rear end of a Honda Odyssey van that was hauling a trailer.

The impact of … Read More

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One Person Seriously Injured in Michigan Truck Accident

by Thomas Stroble | July 17th, 2013

A 42-year-old truck driver was seriously injured in a Michigan Truck Accident earlier this week. Reports indicate the crash happened at around noon on Monday, along I-96 outside of Berlin Township, Michigan.

According to an article from WILX 10 News, the victim was traveling westbound along the highway in a tractor-trailer combination, when he struck another big rig that had pulled over along the side of the highway. The impact sent the second truck into the path of a passenger bus carrying 20 people.

The driver of the first truck sustained serious injuries requiring surgeries and hospitalization at a … Read More

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Toyota Tacomas in Michigan Are Recalled

by Thomas Stroble | November 30th, 2012

Due to a manufacturing error in its Tacoma midsized pickup, auto manufacturer Toyota is recalling 150,000 models. The trucks fall between model years 2001 and 2004. Sold or registered throughout almost two dozen cold-weather states including Michigan, the Tacoma model is being recalled because it has been discovered the spare tire has the potential to fall out.

Reports reveal the plate used to keep the spare tire in place under the truck bed will rust after exposure to road salt. The plate has been known to break resulting in the tire falling out. Apparently, these Tacoma plates were not … Read More

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20 Most Dangerous Intersections in Oakland County

by Thomas Stroble | November 28th, 2012

What are the most dangerous intersections in Oakland County?

It turns out that the greatest number of car wrecks happen on 12 Mile Road and Southfield Road, according to crash data from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments.

Following are the Top 20 dangerous intersections in Oakland County, listed by the total number of accidents that occurred in 2011 and the average number from 2007-2011:

  1. Southfield Rd @ 11 Mile Rd W (64 auto accidents in 2011 – 74.2 average over past 5 years)
  2. 12 Mile Rd W @ Orchard Lake Rd (60 – 61.2)
  3. 12 Mile Rd @
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