3 Semi-Trucks Crash Near Tremonton; 5 Injured
01/20/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley
Tremonton, UT — A multiple-vehicle crash, involving three semi-trucks, injured five people early Friday, January 20, 2012. The automobile accident occurred at about 3:12 a.m. along I-84 in Box Elder County, reported the Desert News.
The Utah High Patrol reported that a semi-truck jackknifed during slick and snowy conditions, when the semi hit another tractor-trailer. The two wrecked semis were in or near the emergency lane when a third semi-truck jackknifed and slid into the first crash.
Responding emergency crews rushed one truck driver, a 34-year-old Salt Lake City man, to an area hospital for treatment of head and facial injuries.
Another semi-truck driver, a 67-year-old woman, was transported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of chest injuries, while her 59-year-old husband was flown by medical helicopter to a hospital in critical condition with chest and back injuries. The husband was reportedly sleeping when the crash occurred.
The third truck driver, a 52-year-old Virginia man, was treated at the scene. The man’s passenger, a 49-year-old Maryland man was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of a back injury.
An investigation into the semi-truck accident is underway.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Utah semi-truck accident lawyers.
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