DeWitt, N.Y. – Box Truck and Tractor-Trailer Crash on New York State ThruwayRobert A. Solomon, P.C.
DeWitt, N.Y. (June 13, 2019) – A tractor-trailer and a box truck ended up in an accident that caused a back up in traffic in New York, according to authorities. The New York truck accident occurred on Thursday, shortly before 10:09 a.m., on the east side of the New York State Thruway, near Exit 34A.
Police are still investigating this accident, but they did say that the accident was initially reported as a rollover in the passing lane of the interstate. They also said that the accident involved a tractor-trailer and a box truck. Injuries were reported initially according to dispatch logs.
Traffic was backed up on the interstate in both directions near where the accident occurred. No other word has been given about those involved or their conditions as of this article’s posting.
Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Their Dangers
Accidents that involve tractor-trailers are always more serious that those that do not. This is usually due to the size and weight of these vehicles compared to the everyday vehicles that they share the roads with every day. When large trucks experience issues like jackknifing, broken brakes, or issues that occur due to bad weather, they can end up causing a serious accident that will delay traffic, cause damages, and injure many people who are involved. It’s important for drivers to give these large vehicles the space they need to operate safely, and it’s important for truck drivers to ensure they are being as safe as possible on the road to ensure that everyone else is safe too.
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