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Families Propose New Safety Tools to Prevent Truck Underride Crashes

21 people have died in underriding truck accidents in the last two months alone, causing two mothers to join together in an attempt to change the way tractor trailers are constructed. Underride accidents occur when a car slides underneath a tractor trailer in a collision. This kind of crash often ends with the people inside the […] November 21, 2017 READ MORE

Fatal Fredericksburg Crash Leads to Charges for Trucker

A truck driver responsible for a fatal accident in Fredericksburg will be charged with involuntary manslaughter and a misdemeanor reckless driving charge. The driver is still in the hospital, police say, but will be arrested upon release. The accident occurred Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 on Route 3 near I-95. Reports indicate that vehicles were stopped […] November 07, 2017 READ MORE

Montgomery Co. Semi Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2

A speeding tractor trailer is to blame for a fatal accident in Montgomery County this week. Police say the driver of a semi came upon two lanes of traffic that had slowed on I-81. The truck driver swerved into the left lane, side swiping a vehicle and continuing into the back of another car which […] August 23, 2017 READ MORE

I-95 Truck Crash Kills One, Injures Two

One person was killed in an accident on I-95 last week near Spotsylvania. Police say they responded to a late night crash on southbound I-95 between the Thornburg and Massaponax exits. The crash occurred just after 12:35 AM when traffic began to slow for a work zone. The driver of a box truck failed to slow […] August 14, 2017 READ MORE

Chain Reaction Crash Injures One, Tractor Trailer Driver Charged

A crash in Newport News lead one driver to the hospital and another driver to a ticket. That’s the news from 13NewsNow, who reports that the July 31, 2017 accident occurred just before 8:00 AM on I-664. The wreck happened when traffic heading northbound out of the Monitor Merrimac bridge came to a stop. A tractor […] July 31, 2017 READ MORE

Tractor Trailer Driver Charged After Windsor Crash

The driver of a tractor trailer has been charged with reckless driving after a wreck occurred on US 460, news reports indicate. The July 27, 2017 accident in Windsor resulted in two injuries. Reports show the collision occurred when a Nissan sedan attempted to make a left turn on the 1300 block of Windsor Boulevard. […] July 31, 2017 READ MORE

Bicyclist Killed in Henrico Crash

A cyclist has died from injuries sustained in a collision with a truck, WTVR.com reports. The Henrico crash occurred the morning of Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The bicyclist was attempting to cross the Mechanicsville Turnpike towards a McDonald’s when they were struck by a truck traveling south. The cyclist was taken to the local hospital where […] June 23, 2017 READ MORE

Motorcyclist Killed in I-64 Crash

A Sunday evening crash on I-64 resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in James City County. The June 11, 2017 accident occurred around 6:50 that evening. Police say two motorcycle riders attempted to change lanes when traffic came to a stop. One of the motorcyclists struck the back of a Chevrolet Suburban and fell off […] June 13, 2017 READ MORE

Truck Crash in Petersburg Hospitalizes 6

Six people were injured in a crash in Petersburg, Virginia yesterday, when a tractor trailer crashed over a barrier wall. Police say the May 30, 2017 accident occurred on I-95 north when a Honda Accord struck the right front tire of the tractor trailer. This caused the truck to crash over a barrier wall and […] June 01, 2017 READ MORE

Chesapeake Teen Killed in VA Beach Truck Crash

A trip to the beach ended tragically last week in Virginia Beach when a truck driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with an SUV. The teen girls in the SUV had been driving back home to Chesapeake after a day at the beach. Police say the May 19, 2017 accident on Indian River […] May 22, 2017 READ MORE