Tractor Trailer vs. Straight Truck

The straight truck was placing signs along the side of the roadway reference lane closing, and did a U-turn directly in front of the tractor trailer.  The Hispanic males in the straight truck had minor head injuries, and the driver of the tractor trailer had minor back injuries.  The tanker was empty but had bleach residue in the trailer.  The straight truck was bent almost into a L shape.  The road was shut down for about 1 hour.

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Both trucks where they ended up.

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EMS treating the driver of the straight truck.

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The tractor trailer resting on side of the roadway.

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Tractor Trailer Driver being assisted to backboard.

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Getting the patient on back board.

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Point of impact on the straight truck.

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Bend in the frame of the truck.

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Troopers getting measurements.

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Front of tractor trailer.

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Getting all the numbers for the report.

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Twisted right front of tractor trailer.

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Placard on the trailer.

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Looking between bed and back for cab.

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Cab & Frame bent severely.

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Front of tractor.

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Large wrecker needed for this accident.

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Coming to pick up truck.

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Getting picked up.

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