Cement Truck Overturns, Kills One in Clovis, NM
A woman was killed when a cement truck swerved sharply and rolled over her vehicle on Norris Street in Clovis, N.M., on Wednesday, April 25. According to the Clovis News Journal, the driver of the cement truck reported that he swerved to avoid hitting the vehicle, but the top-heavy cement overturned, killing the woman who was riding in the backseat of the car. The Clovis police are continuing their investigation of the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckAccidents.org, truck accidents cause 2.3 deaths and 60.5 injuries for every 100 million miles that trucks drive on U.S. road ways.