Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Seven in Monroe, MI
Seven people, including three truck drivers, were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in Monroe, Mich., on Friday, April 20. According to the Monroe News, one semi was traveling north on I-75 near Nadeau Road when it struck a tire and rim, swerved into the median wall, and rolled into southbound traffic. A second tractor trailer followed, ramming into the first truck as well as a southbound car and a southbound semi. All three trucks overturned, and all three drivers were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Four people riding in the car were also hospitalized with non-life-threatening 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: Mark Nicholai / Monroe News)