SUV, Semi Truck Crash in Northern Ohio
A truck driver was cited for failure to yield after an SUV struck the side of his tractor trailer at an intersection in Green Creek Township, Ohio, on Wednesday, Feb. 29. According to the News-Messenger, the driver of the tractor trailer was traveling east on U.S. 20 and he failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection with Sandusky County Road 198. The SUV knifed under the side of the tractor trailer, pinning its driver inside until rescue workers could free him. The man was treated for minor injuries, according to the report. The truck driver was uninjured in the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.
(Photo credit: Mark Tower / News-Messenger)