Driver Injured in Tractor Trailer Collision in Sumter, SC
The driver of a tractor trailer was seriously injured when his rig collided with another tractor trailer in Sumter, S.C., on Saturday, March 17. According to WLTX.com, the two vehicles collided at Broad Street and Wesmark Boulevard, creating a force that ejected one driver from his truck. He was taken to a nearby medical facility and listed in critical condition. Police are investigating the cause 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.