Sullivan Farm Road
Pickup vs. Tractor Trailer
Guest Photographer: Bill Sherrill
Iredell Rescue, EMS and Trinity Fire were
dispatched to Sullivan Farm Rd. off of Hwy. 115 N. to a reported under ride
type of accident. The pickup truck was headed east and struck a tractor
trailer that was attempting to back into a driveway. The tractor trailer
driver was not injured. The pickup driver was ambulatory at the scene
and was transported to the hospital. A fire erupted in the engine
compartment of the pickup and was extinguished with two fire extinguishers.
Trinity VFD took care of hotspots. The pickup driver freed himself from
the wreckage before emergency personnel arrived.
Fire & Rescue checking out the truck
Burn Marks show where fire was on trailer
Interior of truck shows how far dash was pushed toward driver.
Another shot of windshield coming in on driver.
Trinity Firemen putting out smoldering engine compartment.
View of side of truck that hit the trailer.