Man killed in tractor trailer crash
A tractor trailer crash causing a fatal accident to a 53 year old man when the trailer that he was driving “jack-knifed” and fell down an embankment.
Emergency services arrived at the scene at 9:51pm. The male was travelling on a road when the vehicle started to ‘glide off’ it due to icy conditions which caused the tractor trailer to ‘jack-knife’ and go down a snowy embankment. The fatal accident police report said the male tried to get out of the vehicle during the crash.
The trailer stopped on the westbound shoulder with the tractor facing east and the trailer north. The fatal accident police report said that the male was pinned under the vehicle and members of the police and fire departments tried to extract him unsuccessfully when he gave in to his injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the fatal road accident claim.
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Posted: June 15, 2014 at 8:31 am