Truck Accident

Operation Truck Stop Curbs Unsafe Tractor-Trailers and Truck Drivers

by Staff | September 4th, 2015

Many contributing factors can play a part in a commercial truck accident, but the Terre Haute truck accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin point out that some of the most common and preventable causes of these crashes include safety violations. From worn tires and braking systems to fatigued drivers behind the wheel, unmaintained…

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Indiana Chain Reaction Crash Claims Three Lives and Injures 22 Others

by Staff | January 29th, 2014

The sheer size and weight of a commercial tractor-trailer can make it an extremely deadly piece of machinery in the event of a motor vehicle collision. The Indiana Truck Accident Lawyers with the law firm of Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain this fact was underscored by the recent chain reaction crash along I-94 that…

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Indianapolis Fined $80,000 For Safety Violations That Led To Fatal Indiana Truck Accident

by Staff | October 9th, 2013

October 9, 2013 Companies and other entities that operate commercial trucks have a responsibility under the law to protect those around and operating such vehicles. Failure to do so could lead to the parties responsible for an accident facing claims of liability. The Indiana Truck Accident Lawyers with the law firm of Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos…

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Investigation Launched Into The Cause Of A Fatal Indiana Truck Accident

by Staff | September 4th, 2013

August 28, 2013 The Terre Haute Truck Accident Lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain there are numerous factors that can cause an accident involving a commercial vehicle. Investigators are currently looking into factors contributing to a crash that claimed seven lives less than two weeks ago. An article released by the Post-Tribune stated…

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Terre Haute Truck Accident Claims Life Of A Local Woman

by Staff | March 27th, 2013

March 27, 2013 A Terre Haute Truck Accident that occurred last week was responsible for claiming the life of an 80-year-old woman. A spokesman for the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Greg Ewing, stated investigators believe distracted driving may be a contributing factor to the fatal collision. According to Channel 14 News, the crash happened just after…

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Indiana Highway Worker Injured In Lawrence County Truck Accident

by Staff | January 30th, 2013

January 30, 2013 A 57-year-old employee of the Lawrence County Highway Department was seriously injured in an Indiana truck accident. According to WBIW News, the incident occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 9 along Huron-Williams Road, just outside of Fayetteville, Indiana. Reports show the man was driving a 2010 Kenworth dump truck northbound when…

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Terre Haute Truck Accident Leaves Two People Seriously Injured

by Staff | January 16th, 2013

January 16, 2013 Two motorists were left seriously injured as the result of an accident that occurred earlier this week between a car and a tractor-trailer. According to WTHITV 10 News, the crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of 3rd and Chestnut Streets near downtown Terre Haute, Indiana. Reports from Officers with…

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Fatal Indiana Truck Accident Causes Chain Reaction Crashes That Injure Seven

by Staff | June 27th, 2012

June 27, 2012 A series of Indiana auto accidents along I-70 Tuesday was responsible for injuring seven people and killing another. According to WTHITV 10 News, the initial crash occurred at the highway’s 30-mile marker, in Putnam County, around 4:00 p.m. Police say that a 70-year-old man, driving a 2002 Ford Explorer, was stopped in the left-most…

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Indiana Woman Killed In Accident With Tractor-Trailer

by fst | April 11th, 2012

A 43-year-old Valparaiso, Indiana, woman was killed after being involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer Tuesday.

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Six Injured In Multi-Vehicle Terre Haute Accident

by fst | March 7th, 2012

A traffic accident that was caused by a driver fleeing from police may have caused several injuries, but it also brought out the best in the witnesses.

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