Posts Categorized: Truck Accident

Arrest Made 1 Year After Fatal Hit & Run of Tow Truck Driver

Posted: May 15th, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Personal Injury, Truck Accident

Families of hit-and-run attacks certainly have reason to want justice, or at least to know who would hurt or killed their loved one and not even stop to help them in any way. This most definitely was the case for the family of David Chirinos, 43, a tow truck driver that was hit on the highway nearly a year ago. Finally, an arrest has been made. According to his daughter … Read More »

Thursday Head-On Collision Puts Five in Hospital

Posted: March 18th, 2014 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Truck Accident

According to Miami Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Ignatius Carroll, a two door Mercedes convertible traveling east bound on the 79th Street Causeway jumped the median when the male driver suddenly lost control of the vehicle on the rainy road. The convertible struck a pickup truck, injuring a grandmother, her daughter and two teenagers who were in the pickup truck. A good samaritan, a nurse, who was passing the accident stopped … Read More »

Garbage Truck Driver Dies after Tire Blowout

Posted: October 10th, 2013 | Categories: Personal Injury, Truck Accident

According to Florida Highway Patrol, at around 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, a SWS Waste Management truck crashed into a barrier while traveling northbound on the Turnpike near 106th Street. A South Florida truck driver was pronounced dead on the scene after one of vehicle’s tires blew out on the highway. No one else was injured. Every year, there are thousands of truck accidents that result in injury or death. Accidents … Read More »

Three Dump Truck Collision on Griffin Road

Posted: September 20th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Truck Accident

Three dump trucks collided with two other vehicles at a well-traveled intersection, spilling diesel fuel and debris from the trucks on the roadway and leaving two people injured. The accident took place Thursday afternoon on Griffin Road, east of State Road 7. One of the larger trucks was left with a ruptured tank, causing a diesel fuel to be spilled onto the roadway. One of the accident victims was transported … Read More »

Stolen Tow Truck Crashes into Condo

Posted: August 9th, 2013 | Categories: Truck Accident

A stolen tow truck has crashed into a condominium apartment. Miraculously, the residents inside were unharmed. Investigators say that at approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, 21-year-old Daniel Iorido crashed a tow truck into an apartment located at 1555 W. 44 Place in Hialeah. In a statement, Hialeah Police Lieutenant Carl Zogby said that the driver lost control of the Hialeah Ranger tow truck in a nearby intersection and crashed into … Read More »

Coke Truck Crashes into Home

Posted: July 12th, 2013 | Categories: Personal Injury, Truck Accident

A Coca-Cola truck crashed into a home located near the I-95 on Ives Dairy Road earlier this month. The event caused a pregnant woman who was inside the home at the time to go into premature labor. According to the woman’s attorney, Otto Ospino told local reporter, Brian Andrews, that his client, Junaei Morales, gave birth prematurely to a baby boy the night of the accident, May 10th, at Memorial West … Read More »

Three Truck Collide and Cause Fuel Spill

Posted: July 10th, 2013 | Categories: Truck Accident

Semi drivers and other transport drivers normally need to get extra training before they’re allowed to go out onto the roads. However, accidents still happen with these large and dangerous vehicles. According to WSVN news, there was an accident involving a semi-truck and two smaller transports on 110th street and 25th street. There was heavy rain at the time. You would be surprised how little water it takes to cause … Read More »

What You Should Know About Truck Accidents

Posted: January 6th, 2013 | Categories: Truck Accident

Due to the large size, heavy weight and fast speed common of trucks, truck accidents can turn out to be particularly devastating in terms of the injuries that can result. Furthermore, should a truck lose control in an accident, it could destroy pretty much everything in its path. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, roughly 11% of all motor traffic fatalities, across the nation, are the result of … Read More »