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Missouri Truck Accidents News

Written by: OnderLaw, LLC
Last Updated : December 3, 2021
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Semi-truck driver rear-ends semi-truck trailer on I-70

Posted on November 16th, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO – A semi-truck passenger suffered minor injuries after a semi-truck driver slammed into the trailer part of another semi-truck on westbound I-70 east of U.S. 67 Tuesday, MSHP reports. David P. Brake, 52, drove a 2021 Freightliner Cascadia into the rear of 2014 Freightliner Cascadia operated by Amir Fakic, 51, around noon.… Read More

What Questions Should I Ask a Truck Accident Witness?

Posted on November 10th, 2021

Accidents involving commercial trucks can be catastrophic. The occupants of small cars often suffer more severe and debilitating injuries than truck drivers. Although you might know without any doubt that the trucker caused the crash and should be held liable for your injuries, you need evidence to support your claim. Traffic camera footage, medical records,… Read More

What Not to Say to a Truck Driver After an Accident

Posted on November 1st, 2021

The moments following a truck accident can be shocking, scary, and overwhelming. If you suffered injuries, you’re likely in pain and unable to process what just happened. You might not know what steps you should take next. Unfortunately, if you say the wrong thing, your words could come back later to haunt you. There are… Read More

Motorcyclist dead after being run over by semi-truck on I-55

Posted on October 24th, 2021

PEVELY, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A motorcyclist was killed after he was ejected from his bike during a crash, and was then run over by a semi-truck on I-55 on Friday night, according to information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The crash happened on southbound I-55 near the 181 mile marker at 7:35 p.m.,… Read More

Two 19-year-olds injured after car crashes off side of I-70 ramp into two trucks

Posted on October 16th, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO – Two 19-year-olds were injured early this morning in a crash on I-70 that caused the engine block to separate from the rest of their vehicle, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The collision happened on the ramp between I-70 westbound to Salisbury Road at 12:07 a.m., when the driver of… Read More

Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

Posted on October 10th, 2021

Being in a truck accident can cause severe injuries to everyone involved. Unlike collisions involving two passenger vehicles, the size and weight of a semi-truck make collisions with it even more dangerous. If the truck accident is caused by the negligence of the truck driver, the truck driver or their company might have to compensate… Read More

What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Posted on October 1st, 2021

Semi-trucks, when involved in accidents, can cause severe damage and life-threatening injuries to the occupants of passenger vehicles. This is due to the size of semi-trucks, and the weight of these trucks only increases with the size of the load they’re carrying. The impact of a heavy semi-truck in a collision with a passenger vehicle… Read More

Dump truck driver hospitalized after swerving to avoid deer in roadway

Posted on September 24th, 2021

JEFFERSON CO., MO – The driver of a dump truck was injured this morning when he crashed his vehicle while attempting to avoid a deer in the roadway, per an official MSHP accident report. Mark Ryker, 54, was negotiating a curve on northbound Route U when he saw a deer in the road near Lake… Read More

Vehicular accident in I-70

Posted on September 23rd, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO – A vehicular accident occurred in I-70 EB to Jennings Station Road at 03:45 P.M. on September 21st, Missouri Department of Transportation reports.   ACCIDENT I-70 EB TO JENNINGS STATION RD BE PREPARED TO STOP EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 4:11 PM — MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) September 21, 2021 This article is one in… Read More

How Are Truck Accidents Different from Other Auto Accidents

Posted on September 20th, 2021

Being involved in a car accident or a truck accident is a traumatic experience that comes with potentially life-altering consequences. The damage done to your body and your mental and emotional health can be severe and debilitating. If your accident involves an 18-wheeler semi-truck, the injuries you sustain can be very different from those you’d… Read More

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