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  • 3 dead when SUV runs stop sign, hit by big rig

    June 21, 2013 4:02 PM

    VINTON - State police say three people died when their SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by a tractor-trailer on Louisiana Highway 3063 in Vinton. Sgt. James Anderson says he does not know the age or sex of the people killed in the wreck Friday afternoon. He... more »
  • Tractor-trailer wreck closes I-10 East

    June 13, 2013 4:42 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities closed I-10 East near Port Allen after a wreck involving a tractor-trailer. The highway closed just before 4:30 p.m. at I-10 and LA-415. The right lane reopened just after 5 p.m. Congestion is building back behind the wreck past Grosse Tete. There was no... more »
  • 18 hurt in shuttle bus crash near Atlanta airport

    May 24, 2013 10:52 AM

    ATLANTA - Authorities say 18 people have been taken to the hospital following a crash between a hotel shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer near Atlanta's airport. Atlanta Fire Rescue Department spokeswoman Janet Ward says the accident happened around 10:30 a.m. Friday. She says it's not immediately clear what caused the... more »
  • LSP identifies driver charged in pileup

    January 29, 2013 3:14 PM

    GEISMAR - State Police released the name of a truck driver accused of causing a chain-reaction wreck this morning which closed La. 30 in Ascension Parish for hours. Trooper Jared Sandifer said they arrested Derrick W. Myles, 35, of Plaquemine after they said he didn't stop his tractor-trailer at... more »
  • Semitrailer leaks fuel after duct tape patch fails

    June 15, 2012 12:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON, Mont. - Maybe duct tape doesn't fix everything. Officials in southern Montana say a Canadian truck driver found that out the hard way when he tried to stop a fuel tank leak with the all-purpose tape before going to sleep at a truck stop near Livingston. The Livingston Enterprise... more »
  • Porn-viewing trucker sentenced in deadly crash

    September 1, 2010 1:16 PM

    An Ohio truck driver whose laptop computer was streaming pornography when his rig hit a disabled car on the New York State Thruway has been sentenced to three-to-nine years in prison for killing the other driver. Thomas Wallace of Brook Park, Ohio, pleaded guilty in May to second-degree manslaughter.... more »
  • 2 dead, 50 injured in school bus crash near St. Louis

    August 5, 2010 12:23 PM

    Two school buses packed with children crashed into a tractor-trailer near St. Louis Thursday, leaving two dead and at least 50 people injured, officials said. Missouri Department of Transportation spokesman Jorma Duran could not immediately say whether the two dead in the Interstate 44 crash near Gray Summit, 32... more »
  • Guilty plea by trucker who watched porn before a crash

    May 25, 2010 1:01 PM

    An Ohio truck driver has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after his rig hit a disabled car on a New York highway while his laptop computer streamed pornography. Authorities say Thomas Wallace of Brook Park, Ohio, had little sleep before the Dec. 12 crash on the New York State Thruway... more »
  • $3 Million Drug Busts

    September 9, 2009 5:43 AM

    On August 30th, Troop I troopers stopped a tractor-trailer on Interstate 10 in St. Martin Parish. The trooper searched the vehicle and allegedly found 1,056 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1 million in the cab of the truck. Hubert L. Bingham and Marcell McWilliams, both were charged with possession... more »

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