Woman Killed in Wreck with Garbage Truck in Bridgeton, MO

A car and a commercial garbage truck were involved in a deadly head-on collision in Bridgeton, MO, on Thursday March 15, killing the woman who was driving the car. According to StLToday.com, the woman was traveling westbound on St. Charles Rock Road when she crossed the center line and smashed into the eastbound garbage truck. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries in the accident.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in truck accidents involving large trucks and other vehicles, 98% of the fatalities occur to the people in the passenger vehicles.

(Photo credit: StLToday.com)

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