Hauling Semi Crashes in Peppertown, Miss.
A logging truck crashed with a passenger vehicle in Peppertown, Miss., on Wednesday, March 7, sending a log through the windshield of a passing van. According to WTVA.com, a car and semi truck were traveling east on Highway 78 when the two collided. Both veered into the median and the truck overturned, catapulting a log into oncoming traffic in the westbound lanes. Two people riding in the van were treated for injuries.
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.
(Photo credit: WTVA.com)