Semi Truck Rollover Causes Accident East of Des Moines
KMRY reports that a man driving on Interstate 80 was seriously injured on Thursday, Feb. 16, when his sport utility vehicle collided with an overturned semi truck in Grinnell, Iowa. According to the report, the SUV was traveling eastbound on I-80 when it crashed into a semi that lay across on its side blocking the highway. The truck had crashed when its driver lost control of the vehicle. The driver of the SUV was airlifted to a nearby medical facility, but his condition was unknown.
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.